Friday, September 14, 2012 - Friday, November 02, 2012
INSIDE OUT: POMPEIAN INTERIORS EXPOSED
Mythical stories, natural landscapes, and simple geometric abstractions enlivened the interiors of houses in Pompeii and Herculaneum, ancient trading centers that were buried in the ad 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Since they were rediscovered in the eighteenth century, with their lavish villas and houses adorned with murals and mosaics, the two archaeological sites continue to off er a fascinating view of ancient Roman life.
Inside Out focuses on photographs and graphic works that reveal some of the strategies for displaying and preserving this rich cultural patrimony over time.
Curator: Isotta Poggi, Getty Research Institute
Special thanks to all the photographers whose works are featured in the exhibition and to the lending institutions: Getty Research Institute, Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Villa, Naples National Archaeological Museum, Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei, German Archaeological Institute, and University of Cologne,Institute of Archaeology.
Date: Friday, September 14, 2012 - Friday, November 02, 2012
Hours: M-F 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm; Sat (from 9/29) 10am-2pm
Organized by: IIC
In collaboration with: Getty Research Institute
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