New from Getty Publications
Animals in Photographs
From the wild dogs of South Africa to images from Victorian zoos, this whirlwind tour through the history of photography offers a fascinating and nuanced look at one of the medium's most enduring and beloved subjects.
Power and Pathos
Bronze Sculpture of the Hellenistic World
Edited by Jens M. Daehner and Kenneth Lapatin
Rare relics from antiquity, large-scale bronze statues provide an exceptional and evocative view into the ancient world. This magisterial volume explores significant examples of these large sculptures to highlight their varying styles and pay tribute to their brilliance.
Light, Paper, Process
In this ambitious volume, seven artists consider the possibilities of analog photography in a digital age by finding innovative, surprising, and even controversial ways to push light-sensitive papers and chemical processing beyond their limits.
A Kingdom of Images
French Prints in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660–1715
Edited by Peter Fuhring, Louis Marchesano, Rémi Mathis, and Vanessa Selbach
A golden age of printmaking in Paris, the reign of Louis XIV saw not only the flourishing of print production from a technical and artistic standpoint, but also the rise of the print as a highly effective tool for political propaganda. This beautifully illustrated catalogue offers a fresh and fascinating consideration of French printmaking within this rich historical moment.
The Architecture of Smith and Williams
Edited by Jocelyn Gibbs, Debi Howell-Ardila, Anthony Denzer, Lilian Pfaff, and Alan Hess
Working in the wake of the postwar building boom, Smith and Williams developed a pragmatic modernism that decisively shaped the look and feel of architecture in Los Angeles. Through a breathtaking array of images, this book unveils the core of their architectural practice.
Italian Illuminated Manuscripts
in the J. Paul Getty Museum
Thomas Kren and Kurt Barstow
Known for their stunning displays of artistry and technique, Italian illuminated manuscripts have long been coveted by collectors around the world. This beautifully crafted volume presents many splendid examples of Italian painting and illumination.