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The Sumptuous Arts of Greece and Rome
ISBN: PB: 9781606064221,
15x25 cm, 243 colour illus.
This elegantly produced book brings the luxury arts of antiquity back into brilliant life. In contrast to other histories of ancient art that typically privilege well-preserved works of ceramics or stone, "Luxus" offers an integrated contextual analy...
Museum of Augustus
The Temple of Apollo in Pompeii, The Portico of Philippus in Rome, and Latin Poetry
In the Odes, Horace writes of his own work, I have built a monument more enduring than bronze – a striking metaphor that hints at how the poetry and built environment of ancient Rome are inextricably linked. This fascinating work of original scholars...
Principles of Art History
The Problem of the Development of Style in Early Modern Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606064528,
15x25 cm, 122 black&white illus.
This book features a crystalline new translation of one of art history's most influential works-published on its one-hundredth anniversary. "Principles of Art History" by Heinrich Wolfflin (1864-1945), a revolutionary attempt to construct a science o...
Andrea del Sarto
The Renaissance Workshop in Action
ISBN: HB: 9781606064382,
15x25 cm, 123 colour illus., 9 black&white illus.
This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition "Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action", on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from June 23 to September 13, 2015 and from October 7, 2015 to...
J. Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collection
ISBN: PB: 9781606064498,
15x25 cm, 374 colour illus.
This book is a revised and fully updated guide to major objects in the collections at the Getty. This gorgeous new edition of "The J Paul Getty Museum Handbook of the Collection" features over 350 of the museum's most beloved objects. Updated to incl...
Kingdom of Images
French Print in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715
ISBN: HB: 9781606064504,
15x25 cm, 51 colour illus., 138 black&white illus.
This book includes a rich and fascinating consideration of the golden age of French printmaking. Once considered the golden age of French printmaking, Louis XIV's reign saw Paris become a powerhouse of print production. During this time, the king aim...
Animals in Photographs
This is a compelling look at one of photography's most beloved subjects. This volume is the ninth in a group of photography books drawn from the holdings of The J. Paul Getty Museum, each volume focusing on a specific theme or genre spanning the hist...
Environmental Management for Collec
Alternative Conservation Strategies for Hot and Humid Climates
In recent years more cultural institutions in hot and humid climates have been installing air-conditioning systems to protect their collections and provide comfort for both employees and visitors. This practice, however, can pose complications, inclu...
Italian Illuminated Manuscripts in the J. Paul Getty Museum
ISBN: PB: 9781606064368,
15x25 cm, 96 colour illus.
This is a stunning tour through eight centuries of manuscript illumination. Known for their stunning displays of artistry and technique, Italian illuminated manuscripts have long been coveted by collection around the world. The J. Paul Getty Museum h...
Lights, Paper, Process
ISBN: HB: 9781606064375,
15x25 cm, 133 colour illus.
This is an intriguing account of artists who push the medium of photography to its limits. From its beginnings, photography has been shaped by the desire to understand and explore the essence of the medium. Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photogra...