New from Getty Publications
Los Angeles Union Station
Edited by Marlyn Musicant
With contributions by William Deverell
and Matthew W. Roth
Union Station is an architectural icon and the legendary gateway to Los Angeles. Its mission revival architecture speaks to a mythic vision, but with streamline moderne flourishes and sleek art deco details. This book traces the long contentious battle to build Union Station and its role in the dramatic rise of L.A. through incisive historical essays and gorgeous color images.
Drawings and Pastels
Edgar Degas was one of the outstanding draftsmen of the nineteenth century and drawing was not only a central tenet of his art but also essential to his existence. Through an examination of his drawings and pastels, this book reveals the development of Degas's style as well the story of his life, including his complicated relationship with the Impressionists.
Ancient Art, Modern Views
Carol C. Mattusch
Enduring Bronze is an engaging overview of classical bronzes, from their role in classical societies to their reception in recent centuries. Richly illustrated with works from the J. Paul Getty Museum as well as several other collections, this book considers bronze throughout its long history by utilizing the most cutting-edge research.
Thesaurus Cultus et Rituum Antiquorum (ThesCRA) Index
ThesCRA is a major multivolume reference on all known aspects of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman cults and rituals encompassing the period from 1000 BC to AD 400. The eight volumes provide authoritative and in-depth information on ancient cults and rituals. The final installment, this volume complements, rather than replaces, the previous index to the first five volumes.