New From Getty Publications
Ishiuchi Miyako is a major figure in the world of photography and in particular her native Japan. A recent recipient of the prestigious Hasselblad Award, her impressive oeuvre has quietly influenced generations of photographers born in the post-war era. This rich and captivating exploration of her career will reaffirm her rightful place in the pantheon of contemporary art.
Published to accompany an exhibition of the same name on view at the Getty Center until February 21, 2016.
The Edible Monument
The Art of Food for Festivals
With contributions by Charissa Bremer-David, Joseph Imorde, Marcia Reed, and Anne Willan
From the banquets of the Medici and the Palace of Versailles to the pig feasts of Bologna and pre-Lenten festivals of Bavaria, this lavishly produced volume offers a sumptuous account of the dynamic interplay between art and the culinary in the Western World, placing food more prominently in our understanding of European history and whetting the appetite at every page.
Published to accompany an exhibition of the same name on view at the Getty Research Institute until March 23, 2016.
Cave Temples of Mogao at Dunhuang
Art and History on the Silk Road
Roderick Whitfield, Susan Whitfield, and Neville Agnew
The Mogao grottoes in China, near the town of Dunhuang on the fabled Silk Road, constitute one of the world's most significant sites of Buddhist art. This new edition of a classic in its field offers a revised and expanded look at this world-renowned artistic treasure and its conservation.
Artistic Exchanges between China and the West
Edited by Petra ten-Doesschate Chu and Ning Ding
This ambitious work examines how contact between China and Europe during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries transformed the arts on both sides of the East and West divide, offering a new and more nuanced understanding of this critical chapter in the history of art.