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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...
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£30,00
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Robert Irwin: Getty Garden Revised Edition
ISBN: HB: 9781606066560, Getty Publications, June 2020
144 pp., 22.7x19.1 cm, 75 colour illus.
Among the most beloved sites at the Getty Center, the Central Garden has aroused intense interest from the moment artist Robert Irwin was awarded the commission. First published in 2002, "Robert Irwin: Getty Garden" is comprised of a series of discus...
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Finding Dora Maar
ISBN: PB: 9781606066591, Getty Publications, May 2020
216 pp., 21x14.6 cm
Merging biography, memoir, and cultural history, this compelling book, a bestseller in France, traces the life of Dora Maar (1907-1997) through a serendipitous encounter with the artist's address book In search of a replacement for his lost Hermes ag...
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Tastemakers British Dealers and the Anglo-Gallic Interior, 1785-1865
ISBN: HB: 9781606066416, Getty Publications, May 2020
272 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 60 colour illus., 64 black&white illus.
In this volume, Diana Davis demonstrates how London dealers invented a new and visually splendid decorative style that combined the contrasting tastes of two nations. Departing from the conventional narrative that depicts dealers as purveyors of anti...
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Mesopotamia Civilization Begins
ISBN: HB: 9781606066492, Getty Publications, April 2020
352 pp., 29.2x22.9 cm, 270 colour illus. illus; 1 map
Ancient Mesopotamia, a region that mainly corresponds to modern-day Iraq, has a record of human activity dating back nearly fifteen thousand years. Writing was invented in Mesopotamia at the end of the fourth millennium BCE, and urbanization reached...
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