Jackson Pollock’s Mural: The Transitional Moment

Jackson Pollock’s Mural:
The Transitional Moment

Yvonne Szafran, Laura Rivers, Alan Phenix, Tom Learner, Ellen G. Landau, and Steve Martin

This volume explores Pollock’s revolutionary Mural and reveals the findings of Getty conservators who examined the piece, providing a fuller picture of Pollock’s artistic process than ever before.

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Edgar Degas: Drawings and Pastels

Edgar Degas:
Drawings and Pastels

Christopher Lloyd

An intimate perspective on the development of Degas’s style as an artist and draftsman as well as the fascinating story of his life, including his complicated relationship with the Impressionists.

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The Mythology of Plants: Botanical Lore from Ancient Greece and Rome

The Mythology of Plants: Botanical Lore from Ancient Greece and Rome

Annette Giesecke

Including a rich selection of illustrations as well as selections from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, this engaging book focuses on the perennially fascinating topic of plants in Greek and Roman myth.

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Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit

Minor White:
Manifestations of the Spirit

Paul Martineau

A beautifully conceived tribute to one of the most influential but misunderstood photographers of the twentieth century—a visual artist whose works still resonate today.

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The Nude in Photography

The Nude in Photography

Paul Martineau

A visual celebration of one of photography’s most evocative subjects that surveys its subject through stunning portraits of live nude models and rich considerations of the human body as pure form.

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Enduring Bronze: Ancient Art, Modern Views

Enduring Bronze:
Ancient Art, Modern Views

Carol C. Mattusch

This lavishly illustrated book examines ancient bronzes from their halcyon days in antiquity to their undeniable allure today. The book is richly illustrated with works from the J. Paul Getty Museum.

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A Confederacy of Heretics

A Confederacy of Heretics

Edited by Todd Gannon and Ewan Branda

A look back on all the freewheeling young architects who descended upon Los Angeles in the 1970s and forged new ways of thinking about urban design.

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Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum

Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum

Antiquorum (ThesCRA) Index, Volumes I–VIII

An essential volume and the capstone to the Getty’s major multivolume reference on all known aspects of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman cults and rituals from 1000 BC to 400 AD.

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The Visions of Tondal

The Visions of Tondal

Thomas Kren and Roger S. Wieck

A fifteenth-century illuminated manuscript brought to life in a new format. Winner of the Publishing Innovation Award for Best Ebook Reference/Academic from Digital Book World.

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Looking East: Rubens's Encounter with Asia

Looking East:
Rubens's Encounter with Asia

Edited by Stephanie Schrader
With contributions by Burglind Jungmann, Kim Young-Jae, and Christine Göttler


Scholars explore the mystery that surrounds Man in Korean Costume, one of Rubens's most intriguing drawings.

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The J. Paul Getty Museum Highlights of the Collections

The J. Paul Getty Museum Highlights of the Collections


From treasures of the ancient world and medieval manuscripts to Renaissance drawings, French furniture, Impressionist paintings, iconic American photographs, and much more, this app gives you access to 150 of the most beloved objects in the Getty's collection.

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Ancient Carved Ambers in the J. Paul Getty Museum

Ancient Carved Ambers in the
J. Paul Getty Museum

Faya Causey
With technical analysis by Jeff Maish, Herant Khanjian, and Michael Schilling


A unique online catalogue of fifty-six Etruscan, Greek, and Italic carved ambers in the J. Paul Getty Museum—the second largest collection of this material in the United States and one of the most important in the world.

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