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Los Angeles: Tour of the Getty Research Institute
April 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
The Los Angeles Warburg Chapter tour and luncheon of the Getty Research Institute with Professor Thomas W. Gaehtgens, Director.
There is a $10 charge for members and a $20 charge for nonmembers to attend this event.
RSVP here by March 27.
Prof. Thomas W. Gaehtgens is Director of the Getty Research Institute. Previously, he was Director of the Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte/Centre allemand d’histoire de l’art in Paris, an institution he founded in 1997, and Professor at the Department of Art History at the Free University of Berlin. He is an art historian of eighteenth- to twentieth-century German and French art as well as broader fields of art and intellectual history. He organized the XXVIIIth International Congress of Art History in Berlin in 1992 and served as President of the Comité International d’histoire de l’art from 1992 to 1996. For his accomplishments and contributions to art history, he received numerous awards and honors, including an honorary doctorate from the Courtauld Institute of Art in 2004, the Grand Prix de l’Académie Française pour la Francophonie in 2009, and an honorary doctorate from the Paris-Sorbonne in 2011. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2011. In 2015, Thomas W. Gaehtgens was awarded the Prix Mondial Cino del Duca by the Institut de France.