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April 10–September 8, 2008 at the Getty Villa

Language of the Muses

The Language of the Muses: The Dialogue between Roman and Greek Sculpture
By Miranda Marvin

Contrary to the long-held belief that Roman statues of idealized figures were copies of Greek originals, this book argues that Roman sculpture had its own unique style and standards.
(Hardcover, $100)

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History of Restoration of Ancient Stone Sculptures

History of Restoration of Ancient Stone Sculptures
Edited by Janet Burnett Grossman, Jerry Podany, and Marion True

The 19 papers in this volume stem from a symposium that brought together academics, archaeologists, curators, conservators, and a sculptor to discuss varying approaches to the restoration of ancient stone statues.
(Paperback, $60)

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