New from Getty Publications
Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, and Kitaj
Elena Crippa and Catherine Lampert
From the postwar years up through the 1980s, London exerted a heady and potent influence on figurative painters. Examining the lives and art of six crucial artists who worked in close proximity to each other during this period, this incisive catalogue reveals how these painters rendered the vitality and frailty of the human condition in their art.
This publication accompanies an exhibition on view at the Getty Center until November 13, 2016.
Photography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century France
Edited by Karen Hellman
In the years following the announcement of the invention of photography in 1839, practitioners in France gave shape to this intriguing new medium through experimentation in compositions and processes. Featuring works by key figures, such as Édouard Baldus, Gustave Le Gray, and Charles Nègre, this elegant volume investigates photography's early history when the ambiguities inherent in the photograph were ardently debated.
This publication accompanies an exhibition on view at the Getty Center until November 27, 2016.
The Artist's Materials
Dawn V. Rogala
The career of the German-American painter and educator Hans Hofmann describes the arc of artistic modernism from pre-World War I Munich and Paris to mid-twentieth-century Greenwich Village. Through the keen eyes of a conservator, Dawn V. Rogala examines the materials and practices of Hofmann in this gorgeously illustrated book.
Hélène Delalex, Alexandre Maral, and Nicolas Milovanovic
One of the world's most famous—and infamous—queens, Marie-Antoinette continues to fascinate historians, writers, and filmmakers more than two centuries after her death. Rooted in careful study of royal material culture, this book provides an intimate glimpse into the queen's life through not only her exquisite dresses and ornate furnishing at Versailles, but also more personal objects, including her harp, her sewing kit, and her children's toys.