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Herculaneum and the House of the Bicentenary History and Heritage
ISBN: PB: 9781606066287, Getty Publications, February 2020
160 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
This volume vividly recounts, for general readers, the Roman town of Herculaneum, destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE and uniquely preserved for nearly two thousand years. Initial chapters offer an engaging historical overview of the...
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£25,00
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Museum Lighting A Guide for Conservators and Curators
ISBN: PB: 9781606066379, Getty Publications, February 2020
328 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Author David Saunders, former keeper of conservation and scientific research at the British Museum, explores how to balance the conflicting goals of visibility and preservation under a variety of conditions. Beginning with the science of how light, c...
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£55,00
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On Canvas Preserving the Structure of Paintings
ISBN: PB: 9781606066263, Getty Publications, February 2020
256 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Throughout its long history in Western art, canvas has played an influential role in the creative process. From the Renaissance development of oil painting on canvas to the present day-through Impressionism, Abstract Expressionism, and other art hist...
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£40,00
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Sarnath A Critical History of the Place Where Buddhism Began
ISBN: PB: 9781606066164, Getty Publications, February 2020
192 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Sarnath has long been regarded as the place where the Buddha preached his first sermon and established the Buddhist monastic order. Excavations at Sarnath have yielded the foundations of temples and monastic dwellings, two Buddhist reliquary mounds (...
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£30,00
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Activity-Based Teaching in the Art Museum Movement, Embodiment, Emotion
ISBN: PB: 9781606066171, Getty Publications, January 2020
184 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, illus.
An essential resource for museum professionals, teachers, and students, the award-winning "Teaching in the Art Museum" (Getty Publications, 2011) set a new standard in the field of gallery education. This follow-up book blends theory and practice to...
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£25,00
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Kathe Kollwitz Prints, Process, Politics
ISBN: HB: 9781606066157, Getty Publications, January 2020
140 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
German printmaker Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945) is known for her unapologetic social and political imagery; her representations of grief, suffering, and struggle; and her equivocal ideas about artistic and political labels. This volume explores her most...
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£30,00
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Rare Treatise on Interior Decoration and Architecture Joseph Friedrich zu Racknitz's Presentation and History of the Taste of the Leadi
ISBN: HB: 9781606066249, Getty Publications, January 2020
368 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Baron Joseph Friedrich von Racknitz's pioneering Presentation and History of the Taste of the Leading Nations in Relation to the Interior Decoration of Rooms and to Architecture (Darstellung und Geschichte des Geschmacks der vorzuglichsten Voelker in...
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£65,00
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Sidney Nolan The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065945, Getty Publications, January 2020
144 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Sidney Nolan (1917-1992) is renowned for an oeuvre ranging from views of Melbourne's seaside suburb St. Kilda to an iconic series on outlaw hero Ned Kelly. Working in factories from age fourteen, Nolan began his training spray painting signs on glass...
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Uruk The First City of the Ancient World
ISBN: HB: 9781606064443, Getty Publications, January 2020
400 pp., 25x15 cm, 450 colour illus., 34 black&white illus.
This remarkable book unveils the origins of urban life in our ancient past. Over one hundred years ago, discoveries from a German archaeological dig at Uruk, roughly two hundred miles south of present-day Baghdad, sent shock waves through the scholar...
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£60,00
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Donald Judd: Metals The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065686, Getty Publications, December 2019
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...
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