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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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£50,00
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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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£30,00
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Canons and Values Ancient to Modern
ISBN: PB: 9781606065976, Getty Publications, August 2019
344 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
A century ago, all art was evaluated through the lens of European classicism and its tradition. This volume explores and questions the foundations of the European canon, offers a critical rethinking of ancient and classical art and interrogates the c...
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£45,00
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Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum, Fascicule 10 Athenian Red, Figured Column and Volute Kraters
ISBN: HB: 9781606066010, Getty Publications, August 2019
162 pp., 25x15 cm
Cataloging some hundred thousand examples of ancient Greek painted pottery held in collections around the world, the authoritative "Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum" (Corpus of Ancient Vases) is the oldest research project of the Union Academique Internatio...
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£100,00
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London and the Emergence of a European Art Market, 1780-1820
ISBN: PB: 9781606065952, Getty Publications, August 2019
304 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
In the late 1700s, as the events of the French Revolution roiled France, London displaced Paris as the primary hub of international art sales. Within a few decades, a robust and sophisticated art market flourished in London. "London and the Emergence...
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Toward a Global Middle Ages Encountering the World through Illuminated
ISBN: PB: 9781606065983, Getty Publications, August 2019
296 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
Illuminated manuscripts and illustrated or decorated books – like today's museums – preserve a rich array of information about how premodern peoples conceived of and perceived the world, its many cultures and everyone's place in it. Often a Eurocentr...
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£45,00
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After Vesuvius Treasures from the Villa dei Papiri
ISBN: HB: 9781606065921, Getty Publications, July 2019
296 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
The Villa dei Papiri at Herculaneum, the model for the Getty Villa in Malibu, is one of the world's earliest systematically investigated archaeological sites. Buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the Villa dei Papiri was discovered in 1...
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£50,00
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Historic Cities Issues in Urban Conservation
ISBN: PB: 9781606065938, Getty Publications, July 2019
632 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
This book, the eighth in the Getty Conservation Institute's Readings in Conservation series, fills a significant gap in the published literature on urban conservation. This topic is distinct from both heritage conservation and urban planning, and des...
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£60,00
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Modern Metals in Cultural Heritage Understanding and Characterization
ISBN: PB: 9781606066058, Getty Publications, July 2019
176 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
The proliferation of new metals-such as stainless steels, aluminium alloys and metallic coatings-in modern and contemporary art and architecture has made the need for professionals who can address their conservation more critical than ever. This volu...
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£45,00
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Out of Bounds The Collected Writings of Marcia Tucker
ISBN: PB: 9781606065969, Getty Publications, July 2019
288 pp., 25x15 cm
These influential, hard-to-obtain texts – many of which have never before been published – by Marcia Tucker, founding director of New York's New Museum, showcase her lifelong commitment to pushing the boundaries of curatorial practice and writing whi...
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