Henry Van de Velde Selected Essays, 1889-1914
ISBN: PB: 9781606067949, Getty Publications, March 2023
392 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm
The first English collection of writings by Henry van de Velde, one of the most influential designers and theorists of the twentieth century. Belgian artist, architect, designer, and theorist Henry van de Velde (1863-1957) was a highly original and i...
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Renaissance Secrets A Lifetime Working with Wall Paintings by Michelangelo, Raphael, and Others at the Vatican
ISBN: PB: 9781606067994, Getty Publications, February 2023
176 pp., 27.9x21 cm, 232 colour illus., 2 black&white illus.
Engagingly written and profusely illustrated, this book offers readers a close-up "view from the scaffolding" of some of the greatest Renaissance wall paintings at the Vatican. Beginning in the late 1400s, the greatest artists of Renaissance Italy we...
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Balthazar A Black African King in Medieval and Renaissance Art
ISBN: PB: 9781606067857, Getty Publications, January 2023
160 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, 121 colour illus.
This abundantly illustrated book examines the figure of Balthazar, one of the biblical magi, and explains how and why he came to be depicted as a Black African king. According to the Gospel of Matthew, magi from the East, following a star, traveled t...
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Antiquarians of Nineteenth-Century Japan The Archaeology of Things in the Late Tokugawa and Early Meiji Periods
ISBN: HB: 9781606067420, Getty Publications, September 2022
224 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, illus.
Originally published in Japanese, Antiquarians of Nineteenth-Century Japan looks at the approach toward object-based research across the late Tokugawa and early Meiji periods, which were typically kept separate, and elucidates the intellectual contin...
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Rubens Picturing Antiquity
ISBN: HB: 9781606066706, Getty Publications, November 2021
192 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
The first study devoted to classical art's vital creative impact on the work of the Flemish master Peter Paul Rubens. For the great Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), the classical past afforded lifelong creative stimulus and the camaraderie of humanist...
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Sun King at Sea Maritime Art and Galley Slavery in Louis XIV′s France
ISBN: HB: 9781606067307, Getty Publications, November 2021
256 pp., 28.1x17.8 cm, illus.
Mediterranean maritime art and the forced labor on which it depended were fundamental to the politics and propaganda of France's King Louis XIV (r. 1643-1715). Yet most studies of French art in this period focus on Paris and Versailles, overlooking t...
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Wattaeu at Work "La Surprise"
ISBN: PB: 9781606067352, Getty Publications, November 2021
88 pp., 21.9x18.4 cm, illus.
The painting La Surprise by Jean Antoine Watteau (1684-1721) belongs to a new genre of painting invented by the artist himself-the fete galante. These works, which show graceful open-air gatherings filled with scenes of courtship, music and dance, st...
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Life of Lambert Lombard (1565); and Effigies of Several Famous Painters from the Low Countries (1572)
ISBN: PB: 9781606067406, Getty Publications, November 2021
176 pp., 28.1x17.8 cm, illus.
Dominicus Lampsonius's The Life of Lambert Lombard (1565) is the earliest published biography of a Netherlandish artist. This neo-Latin account of the life of the painter, architect, and draftsman Lambert Lombard of Liege offers a theoretical exposit...
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Holbein Capturing Character
ISBN: HB: 9781606067475, Getty Publications, September 2021
192 pp., 30.5x24.2 cm, illus.
Nobles, ladies, scholars, and merchants were the subjects of Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98-1543), an inventive German artist best known for his dazzling portraits. Holbein developed his signature style in Basel and London amid a rich culture of e...
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Purity is a Myth The Materiality of Concrete Art from Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay
ISBN: PB: 9781606067239, Getty Publications, August 2021
304 pp., 25x15 cm, illus.
Presenting new scholarship, this publication is the first comprehensive technical study of the Concrete art movement in Latin America. "Purity Is a Myth" presents new scholarship on Concrete art in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay from the 1940s to the...
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