Ewa Ledochowicz - Books by      publishers
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Uruk The First City of the Ancient World
ISBN: HB: 9781606064443, Getty Publications, January 2019
400 pp., 15x25 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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Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture The Birth of the French School, 1648-1793
ISBN: PB: 9781606065358, Getty Publications, February 2018
424 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
The Academie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (French Academy of Painting and Sculpture) – perhaps the single most influential art institution in history – governed the arts in France for more than 150 years, from its founding in 1648 until its abo...
PB: £65,00
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Keep it Moving? Conserving Kinetic Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606065389, Getty Publications, February 2018
208 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Kinetic art not only includes movement but often depends on it to produce an intended effect and therefore fully realize its nature as art. It can take a multiplicity of forms and include a wide range of motion, from motorized and electrically driven...
PB: £35,00
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Promote, Tolerate, Ban Culture and Art in Cold War Hungary
ISBN: HB: 9781606065396, Getty Publications, January 2018
160 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
In the fall of 1956, Hungarians led a successful rebellion against Soviet control. How-ever, after only ten days of freedom, the uprising was brutally crushed, and the Soviet-aligned minister Janos Kadar assumed power. Focusing on the Kadar era (1956...
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Photography and Sculpture The Art Object in Reproduction
ISBN: PB: 9781606065341, Getty Publications, December 2017
328 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Ever since the mid-nineteenth century, when the new medium of photography was pressed into service to illustrate sculpture, photographs of sculptural objects have directed viewers as to what, in the course of ambling around a sculpture, was the singl...
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Artistry in Bronze The Greeks and Their Legacy XIXth Internationl Congress on Ancient Bronzes
ISBN: PB: 9781606065419, Getty Publications, November 2017
492 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
The papers in this volume derive from the proceedings of the nineteenth International Bronze Congress, held at the Getty Center and Villa in October 2015 in connection with the exhibition Power and Pathos: Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World. T...
PB: £70,00
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Giovanni Bellini Landscape of Faith in Renaissance Venice
ISBN: HB: 9781606065310, Getty Publications, October 2017
128 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Praised by Albrecht Du rer as being "the best in painting", Giovanni Bellini (ca. 1430-1516) is unquestionably the supreme Venetian painter of the quattrocento and one of the greatest Italian artists of all time. His landscapes assume a prominence un...
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Notes Towards a Conditional Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606065501, Getty Publications, October 2017
352 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Robert Irwin began his career in the 1950s as an abstract painter. As a pioneer of the Light and Space movement in Los Angeles in the 1970s and early '80s, Irwin focused on exploring aesthetic perception as the fundamental feature of art, culminating...
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Sacred Landscapes Nature in Renaissance Lanscapes
ISBN: HB: 9781606065464, Getty Publications, October 2017
112 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Distant blue hills, soaring trees, vast cloudless skies-the majesty of nature has always had the power to lift the human spirit. For some it evokes a sense of timelessness and wonder. For others it reinforces religious convictions. And for many peopl...
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Conservation and Presentation of Mosaics: At What Cost? Proceedings of the 12th Conference of the INTL Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics
ISBN: HB: 9781606065334, Getty Publications, September 2017
422 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
In recent years, funding for the conservation of cultural heritage has become increasingly difficult to obtain, and this trend shows no sign of changing significantly in the foreseeable future. The twelfth triennial meeting of the International Commi...
HB: £55,00
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