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Getty panel to discuss 'Architecture in Two Dimensions' on Thursday

March 3, 2010 |  1:31 pm

Frances Anderton will moderate a panel discussion Thursday at the Getty Center examining how photographers and illustrators capture architecture in two-dimensional media. The talk is conjunction with "Building the Medieval World: Architecture in Illuminated Manuscripts", "A Record of Emotion: The Photographs of Frederick H. Evans" and "Urban Panoramas: Opie, Liao, Kim", all currently on view.

Joining Anderton, host of KCRW's "DnA: Design & Architecture," will be Mario Violich, an architect and landscape architect from the Santa Monica firm Moore Ruble Yudell, who creates watercolors when designing an environment; Stephen Murray, professor of art history at Columbia University, who uses 3-D simulations to study Gothic cathedrals; and Peter Hales, professor of art history at the University of Illinois in Chicago and author of "Silver Cities: Photographing American Urbanization, 1839-1939."

7 p.m. Thursday at the Getty Center, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles. Admission and parking are free. (310) 440-7300. To reserve your free seat, click here.

-- Lisa Boone

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Image: "The Construction of the Tower of Babel (detail)," artist unknown German, about 1400–1410, tempera colors on parchment. Credit: Getty Center