Wilkinson College and the Department of Art presents LA Times Reporter Jason Felch for the Bensussen Art Lecture Series on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at 7 p.m. in Kennedy Hall, Room 237.
Jason Felch is an award winning investigative reporter, who graduated from the University of California at Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Felch’s stories have shed light on corruption in the art world, the misuse of DNA evidence in courts, fraud in the wake of disasters and other topics. Felch will give a presentation about his non-fiction book, Chasing Aphrodite: The Hunt for Looted Antiquities at the World’s Richest Museum (chasingaphrodite.com), which details how the J. Paul Getty Museum became the epicenter of an unprecedented scandal over the acquisition of looted Greek and Roman antiquities by American museums.
Please RSVP: www.chapman.edu/chasingAphrodite. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Jeanie Randazzo at 714.997.6729.