Underworld Imagining the Afterlife in Ancient South Italian Vase Painting
ISBN: HB: 9781606067345, Getty Publications, January 2022
240 pp., 26.7x21.6 cm, illus.
What happens to us when we die? What might the afterlife look like? For the ancient Greeks, the dead lived on, overseen by Hades in the Underworld. We read of famous sinners, such as Sisyphus, forever rolling his rock, and the fierce guard dog Kerber...
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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, December 2021
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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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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Maya Universe in Stone
ISBN: HB: 9781606067444, Getty Publications, November 2021
192 pp., 25.4x21.6 cm, illus.
In 1950, Dana Lamb, an explorer of some notoriety, stumbled on a Maya ruin in the tropical forests of northern Guatemala. Lamb failed to record the location of the site he called Laxtunich, turning his find into the mystery at the center of this book...
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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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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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Managing Energy Use in Modern Buildings Case Studies in Conservation Practice
ISBN: PB: 9781606066973, Getty Publications, August 2021
192 pp., 25x15 cm, colour illus.
This collection of ten case studies addresses the unique challenges surrounding the improvement of energy consumption and thermal comfort in modern buildings built between 1931 and 1969 and offers valuable lessons for other structures facing similar...
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