Werner Herzog: Hearsay of the Soul

July 23, 2013–April 20, 2014
At the J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center

A new acquisition by the Getty Museum’s Department of Photographs, Hearsay of the Soul (2012) is a five-channel video installation by celebrated German filmmaker Werner Herzog. It combines the early-seventeenth-century landscape etchings of Dutch artist Hercules Segers with recent scores and a performance by Dutch cellist and composer Ernst Reijseger, resulting in a richly layered work that is at once intimate and epic.

Press Materials:

        Werner Herzog: Hearsay of the Soul (Press Release)

        Hearsay of the Soul: Images, Music, and Ecstasies (Related Event)

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Banner image: Stills from Hearsay of the Soul, 2012, Werner Herzog. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. © Werner Herzog

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