28 octobre 2010

A Masterpiece from the Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento Goes on View at the Getty Villa

Unknown, Kouros (The Agrigento Youth), about 480 B.C. H: 102 x W: 50 x D: 40 cm. Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, Agrigento, Italy, C 1853. Photo © Angelo Pitrone. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Agrigento Youth, one of the masterpieces of the Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento in southwestern Sicily, goes on view today at the Getty Villa in a gallery devoted to images of athletes and athletic competition (Gallery 211). On loan to the Getty Museum through April 19, 2011, the figure is a rare example of an early classical... [Lire la suite]