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3 April 2013 Start
19 August 2013 End
Daily 10.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m. Tuesday closed Time
USA Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles

Tel.: 310 440-7300
e-mail.: dzenowich@getty.edu
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Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome

April 3–August 19, 2013

Sicily: Art and Invention between Greece and Rome presents masterpieces of ancient art from the crossroads of the Mediterranean. On the island dear to Demeter and blessed with agricultural abundance, former Greek colonies emerged as powerful kingdoms during the fifth to third centuries B.C. Innovations in art, architecture, theater, poetry, philosophy, and science flourished, leaving an enduring stamp on mainland Greece and later on Rome. Over 150 objects bear witness to the athletic and military victories, religious rituals, opulent lifestyles, and intellectual attainments that shaped Classical culture at its peak.

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