Dr. Kenneth Lapatin

"Athena Parthenos & Zeus Olympios: How Pheidias Created a World Wonder"

Dr. Kenneth Lapatin will be joining our Stanford AIA Chapter on Friday, December 1  at 7:00pm. The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Kenneth Lapatin is Curator of Antiquities with the J. Paul Getty Museum. He holds his degrees from the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D.), and Oxford University (M. Stud.), and his areas of specialization are ancient Mediterranean Art and archaeology (particularly the Aegean Bronze Age, Greek and Roman), historiography, forgery, reception, and luxury arts. He has conducted fieldwork in Caesaria Martima (Israel), Roma and Corinth, and his main publications include “Chryselephantine Statuary in the Ancient Mediterranean World”, and “Mysteries of the Snake Goddess: Art, Desire, and the Forging of History”. Dr. Lapatin was the AIA’s 2009/2010 Joukowsky Lecturer.