NEW FROM GETTY PUBLICATIONS
The Romance of Black in 19th-Century French Drawings and Prints
Edited by Lee Hendrix
The nineteenth century saw a technological boom in black drawing media, such as black chalk and charcoal, allowing artists to experiment in unprecedented ways. The resulting works are evocative, stunning, and even eerie. Noir brings together diverse artists, such as Goya and Courbet, and explores their inventive works on paper.
Writings on Art
Edited by Jennifer Mundy
By turns whimsical and determined, astute and experimental, Man Ray was an artist who truly came alive in his writing. Functioning as both an intriguing introduction to his work and as an essential addition to the completist's library, this lively volume gathers Man Ray's most significant writings—many of which have never before been published—to provide a fuller and richer portrait of this twentieth-century master.
Cultural Memories in the Roman Empire
Edited by Karl Galinsky and Kenneth Lapatin
Memory pervaded all aspects of Roman culture, from literature and art to religion and politics. This volume is the first to address the cultural artifacts of Rome through the lens of memory studies, crafting a deep and poignant understanding of this ancient civilization.
Private Devotion in Ancient Greece and Rome
Although today ancient religion is often conjured by depictions of the pantheon or images of grand temples, most worship during antiquity took place within the home in the form of daily prayers to household gods. This elegant volume provides an intimate look at these religious objects of Ancient Greece and Rome and repositions our understanding of religious practice within the domestic sphere.
Meaning, Form, Conservation
In the decades since its initial publication, this work has been widely regarded as a watershed text on the making and meaning of European medieval and Baroque painted wood sculpture. The book is now available in English for the first time in this crystalline new translation.