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Edward S. Curtis Events Beyond Words
ISBN: HB: 9783791357300, Prestel Publishing, June 2021
240 pp., 29x23 cm, 250 colour illus.
Featuring iconic and rarely seen images from the foremost photographer of North America's Native peoples, together with a rich selection of rare ephemera, this retrospective is an extensive and in-depth study of Edward Curtis's pioneering work. Edwa...
Donald Judd: Metals The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065686, Getty Publications, December 2020
168 pp., 25.4x19.1 cm, 46 colour illus., 47 black&white illus.
A leading figure in the Minimalist movement in the visual arts, Donald Judd (1928-1994) pioneered the use of industrial materials and techniques, avoiding traditional substances and the direct use of his own hands. While recent decades have witnessed...
Values in Heritage Management Emerging Approaches and Research
ISBN: PB: 9781606066188, Getty Publications, December 2020
278 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Over the last fifty years, conservation professionals have confronted increasingly complex political, economic, and cultural dynamics. This volume, with contributions by leading international practitioners and scholars, reviews how values-based metho...
John Singer Sargent The Complete Paintings Cumulative Index to Volumes I-IX
ISBN: HB: 9780300219203, Yale University Press, November 2020
144 pp., 30.5x24.8 cm, 2 black&white illus.
The cumulative index to "John Singer Sargent: The Complete Paintings" comprises two indexes covering the nine volumes of the complete catalogue raisonne: a comprehensive general index and an index of the titles of all the works by Sargent that have b...
Town Prints and Drawings of Britain Before 1800
ISBN: HB: 9781851245178, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2020
224 pp., 23.8x27.8 cm, 116 colour illus.
Provincial towns in Britain grew in size and importance in the eighteenth century. Ports such as Glasgow and Liverpool greatly expanded, while industrial centres such as Birmingham and Manchester flourished. Market towns outside London developed as c...
Mummy Portraits of Roman Egypt Emerging Research from the APPEAR Project
ISBN: PB: 9781606066546, Getty Publications, September 2020
228 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 160 colour illus. illus; 26 diagrams, tables
Once interred with mummified remains, nearly a thousand funerary portraits from Roman Egypt survive today in museums around the world, bringing viewers face-to-face with people who lived two thousand years ago. Until recently, few of these paintings...
Conservation of Medieval Polychrome Wood Sculpture History, Theory, Practice
ISBN: PB: 9781606066553, Getty Publications, August 2020
296 pp., 26x21.6 cm, 168 colour illus., 63 black&white illus.
Medieval polychrome wood sculptures are highly complex objects, bearers of histories that begin with their original carving and adornment and continue through long centuries of repainting, deterioration, restoration, and conservation. Abundantly illu...
Lectures on Art Selected "Conferences" from the Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, 1667-1772
ISBN: PB: 9781606066461, Getty Publications, August 2020
480 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 73 colour illus.
Between 1667 and 1792, the artists and amateurs of the Acade mie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture in Paris lectured on the Academie's "conferences", foundational documents in the theory and practice of art. These texts and the principles they embod...
William Blake Visionary
ISBN: HB: 9781606066423, Getty Publications, August 2020
160 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 135 colour illus., 1 black&white illus.
William Blake (1757-1827) is a universal artist – an inspiration to musicians, poets, performers, and visual artists worldwide. By combining his poetry and images on the page through radical printing techniques, Blake created some of the most strikin...
Claude and Francois-Xavier Lalanne Nature Transformed
ISBN: PB: 9780300250848, Yale University Press, August 2020
80 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 40 colour illus., 5 black&white illus.
Francois-Xavier (1927-2008) and Claude (1925-2019) Lalanne were a husband-wife team of artists who created inventive and often whimsical works that have been widely admired and collected since the 1960s. This book presents a carefully selected group...