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June 15–September 12, 2010 at the Getty Center

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Reconsidering Gerome


Reconsidering Gérôme
Edited by Scott Allan and Mary Morton

The essays written for this volume examine the work of Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904) in light of a renewed interest in the artist. Because of the shifting popular and critical tastes that followed the emergence of Impressionism and Modernism, art historians tended to bypass his work for much of the twentieth century. The essays published here reflect a variety of fresh new perspectives as well as a critical counterpoint to standard textbook treatments of Gérôme's career. ($27.50 paperback)

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Jean-Leon Gerome


The Spectacular Art of Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904)
Edited by Laurence Des Cars, Dominique de Font-Relaux, and Edouard Papet
Contributors include Scott C. Allan and Mary G. Morton

This catalogue traces Gérôme's unique career and features his major works from history paintings to polychrome sculptures thereby casting the nineteenth century in a new light. ($75.00 paperback)

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Looking at Paintings


Looking at Paintings
A Guide to Technical Terms

Tiarna Doherty and Anne T. Woollett

This illustrated guide concisely explains technical terms often encountered by museum-goers and has been updated to include the processes and methods of paintings conservation. ($18.95 paperback)

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