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Pierre Koenig A View from the Archive
ISBN: HB: 9781606065778, Getty Publications, February 2019
320 pp., 28x25.4 cm, illus.
In this remarkable and gorgeously illustrated book, Neil Jackson presents a vibrant profile of the Los Angeles architect Pierre Koenig, who Time magazine said lived long enough to become "cool twice". From the influences of Koenig's youth in San Fran...
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£40,00
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Central Collecting Point in Munich A New Beginning for the Restitution and Protection of Art
ISBN: HB: 9781606065822, Getty Publications, January 2019
304 pp., 24.7x16.8 cm, 238 black&white illus.
At the end of World War II, the US Office of Military Government for Germany and Bavaria, through its Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives division, was responsible for the repatriation of most of the tens of thousands of artworks looted by the Nazis i...
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£55,00
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Donald Judd: Metals The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065686, Getty Publications, January 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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£30,00
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Sam Francis The Artist's Materials
ISBN: PB: 9781606065839, Getty Publications, January 2019
140 pp., 25.4x19.1 cm, illus.
American artist Sam Francis (1923-1994) brought vivid colour and emotional intensity to Abstract Expressionism. He was described as the "most sensuous and sensitive painter of his generation" by former Guggenheim Museum director James Johnson Sweeney...
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£30,00
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Uruk The First City of the Ancient World
ISBN: HB: 9781606064443, Getty Publications, January 2019
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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£50,00
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Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art The Arthur Drexler Years, 1951-1986
ISBN: HB: 9781606065815, Getty Publications, December 2018
208 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, illus.
Arthur Drexler (1921-1987) served as the curator and director of the Architecture and Design Department at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) from 1951 until 1986-the longest curatorship in the museum's history. Over four decades he conceived and oversa...
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£35,00
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Concrete Case Studies in Conservation Practice
ISBN: PB: 9781606065761, Getty Publications, December 2018
236 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 176 colour illus., 2 line drawings
This timely volume brings together fourteen case studies that address the challenges of conserving the twentieth century's most ubiquitous building material-concrete. Following a meeting of international heritage conservation professionals in 2013, t...
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£45,00
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Knight for the Ages Jacques de Lalaing and the Art of Chivalry
ISBN: HB: 9781606065754, Getty Publications, November 2018
192 pp., 29.2x20.8 cm, 94 colour illus.
The Livre des faits de Jacques de Lalaing (Book of the Deeds of Jacques de Lalaing), a famous Flemish illuminated manuscript, relays the audacious life of Jacques de Lalaing (1421-1453), a story that reads more like a fast-paced adventure novel. Prod...
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£40,00
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Renaissance Nude
ISBN: HB: 9781606065846, Getty Publications, November 2018
432 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, illus.
Reflecting an era when Europe looked to both the classical past and a global future, this volume explores the emergence and acceptance of the nude as an artistic subject. It engages with the numerous and complex connotations of the human body in more...
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£48,00
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Understanding Illuminated Manscripts A Guide to Technical Terms (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9781606065785, Getty Publications, October 2018
128 pp., 23.5x15.9 cm, 110 colour illus.
What is a historiated initial? What are canon tables? What is a drollery? This revised edition of Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms offers definitions of the key elements of illuminated manuscripts, demystifying the te...
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£14,95
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