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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£27,00
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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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Absolute Realist Collected Writings of Albert Renger-Patzsch, 1923-1967
ISBN: PB: 9781606067802, Getty Publications, November 2022
336 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 76 black&white illus.
This annotated anthology presents the first English translation of German photographer Albert Renger-Patzsch's collected writings. A towering figure in the history of photography, Albert Renger-Patzsch (1897-1966) has come to epitomize New Objectivit...
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Eye Dreaming Photographs by Anthony Barboza
ISBN: HB: 9781606067833, Getty Publications, October 2022
184 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 216 colour illus.
This richly illustrated book is the first monograph to explore the prolific career of the celebrated photographer Anthony Barboza. Anthony Barboza (b. 1944) is a celebrated artist and writer who has made thousands of photographs in the studio and on...
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Codice Maya de Mexico Understanding the Oldest Surviving Book of the Americas
ISBN: PB: 9781606067888, Getty Publications, October 2022
96 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
An in-depth exploration of the history, authentication, and modern relevance of Codice Maya de Mexico, the oldest surviving book of the Americas. Ancient Maya scribes recorded prophecies and astronomical observations on the pages of painted books. Al...
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Transpacific Engagements Trade, Translation, and Visual Culture of Entangled Empires (1565-1898)
ISBN: PB: 9786218028227, ISBN: HB: 9786218028258, Getty Publications, September 2022
320 pp., 30.5x24.1 cm, 124 colour illus.
This wide-ranging collection of scholarly essays explores the hybrid cultures, intellectual clashes, and dynamic exchanges of the transpacific region in the age of imperialism. Between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, competing European empire...
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£35,00
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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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Cultural Heritage and Mass Atrocities
ISBN: PB: 9781606068076, Getty Publications, September 2022
636 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 61 colour illus., 12 black&white illus., 7 maps, 2 tables
A pathbreaking call to halt the intertwined crises of cultural heritage attacks and mass atrocities and mobilize international efforts to protect people and cultures. Intentional destruction of cultural heritage has a long history. Contemporary examp...
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£65,00
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Properties of Plastics A Guide for Conservators
ISBN: PB: 9781606066935, Getty Publications, August 2022
360 pp., 23.5x19 cm
Almost every museum in the world is confronted with plastics in their collections. Research initiatives and knowledge concerning the conservation of heritage objects made of plastics have proliferated over the last twenty-five years, necessitating th...
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£55,00
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