“Plato in L.A.: Contemporary Artists’ Visions” at Getty Villa
April 18, 2018 - September 3, 2018
Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272


The inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated and reinstalled Getty Villa, this group show gathers contemporary artworks that engage with the teachings and concepts of the classical philosopher. Sculptures, paintings, drawings, and installations by Jeff Koons, Rachel Harrison, and Paul Chan are featured, alongside original work specially created for the occasion by Joseph Kosuth, Paul McCarthy, Whitney McVeigh, and Adrian Piper.

Raymond Pettibon, “No Title (Plato unwaveringly)” (1987).
Courtesy David Zwirner, New York. © Raymond Pettibon

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