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J. Paul Getty Museum

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Works: 310 works in 692 publications in 4 languages and 25,707 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  History  Pictorial works  Art  Terminology  Guidebooks  Biography 
Roles: Other, Publisher
Classifications: TR653, 779.092
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The lost world of Pompeii by Colin Amery ( Book )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides more than 150 new photos by the Royal Geographic Society photographer-in-residence. It covers such topics as the history of Pompeii, the discovery of the remains, the town plan, the private life and design legacy of Pompeii, and the site today. 150 illustrations, 100 in color
Walker Evans : the Getty Museum collection by Judith Keller ( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walker Evans is widely recognized as one of the greatest American photographers of the twentieth century, and the J. Paul Getty Museum owns one of the most comprehensive collections of his work, including more of his vintage prints than any other museum in the world. This lavishly illustrated volume brings together for the first time all of the Museum's Walker Evans holdings. Also included is the most comprehensive bibliography on Walker Evans published to date
Dosso Dossi : court painter in Renaissance Ferrara by Peter Humfrey ( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For this exhibition, almost all the surviving paintings have been brought together; in the catalogue entries each one receives a fresh and comprehensive scholarly discussion. The catalogue also contains essays that describe Dosso's artistic career and the highly charged world of the court at Ferrara and that probe the visual poetry and subtle wit of his work. The illuminating results of an extensive campaign of technical examination, undertaken in connection with the exhibition, are discussed and illustrated in additional essays and in observations that accompany the catalogue entries throughout."--BOOK JACKET
Athenian vase construction : a potter's analysis by Toby Schreiber ( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Based on her study of Greek pottery sherds and vases and on her profound hands-on knowledge of pottery construction techniques, including experiments with the potting of Attic shapes, Toby Schreiber describes how ancient Greek potters constructed their vases. Drawn in large part from vases and fragments in the collection of the Getty Museum, the many photographs that accompany the text show how much even seemingly insignificant sherds may reveal about technique when studied by someone knowledgeable about potting. The drawings - all done by the author - demonstrate step by step with admirable clarity how the potter executed his craft." "Written by a master potter, this is a book both for those who know little or nothing about potting techniques and for those who already have an understanding of these matters."--BOOK JACKET
Doris Ulmann : photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum by Doris Ulmann ( Book )
5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Approximately fifty-five pictures by the American artist Doris Ulmann are reproduced in this volume, another in the J. Paul Getty Museum's In Focus series on photographers. Ulmann (1882-1954) is best known for her portraits of the people of the rural South. Commentary on the pictures is provided by Judith Keller, Associate Curator of the Museum's Department of Photographs. An edited transcript of a colloquium on Ulmann's work includes the informed contributions of Ms. Keller as well as William Clift, David Featherstone, Charles Hagen, Weston Naef, Ron Pen, and Susan Williams. A chronology of significant events in the artist's life is also provided
Holy image, hallowed ground : icons from Sinai by Robert S Nelson ( Book )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Isolated in the remote Egyptian desert, at the base of Mount Sinai, sits the oldest continuously inhabited monastery in the Christian world. The Holy Monastery of Saint Catherine at Sinai holds the most important collection of Byzantine icons remaining today. This catalogue, published in conjuction with the exhibition Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum from November 14, 2006, to March 4, 2007, features forty-three of the monastery's extremely rare--and rarely exhibited--icons and six manuscripts still little-known to the world at large. -- The exhibition and catalogue bring to life the central role of the icon in Byzantine religious practices. Themes include the icon's status as holy object, the ways in which the icon sanctified the place of worship, and the monks' quest for the holy. The Greek Orthodox monastery at Mount Sinai not only functioned as a major pilgrimage site for centuries but was also a cultural crossroads at the center of the shifting sands of ecclesiastical and secular politics. The accompanying essays explore how the monastery's contact with the outside world, through pilgrimage, resulted in aesthetic exchanges between the monastery and Coptic, Crusader, and Islamic art; and between the Greek Orthodox and Roman Catholic communities in Europe. "
Looking at European ceramics : a guide to technical terms by David Harris Cohen ( Book )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What is maiolica? What is the difference between hard-paste and soft-paste porcelain. What is a piatto da pompa? This book offers definitions of these and other terms related to the techniques, processes, and materials used in the making of ceramics in Europe from the Middle Ages throughout the beginning of the twentieth century. Concise and readable explanations of the technical terms most frequently encountered by the museum-goer, accompanied by numerous illustrations of works from the collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and the British Museum, are presented in an easily portable volume"--Publisher's description
The colors of clay : special techniques in Athenian vases by Beth Cohen ( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This catalogue documents a major exhibition at the Getty Villa that was the first ever to focus on ancient Athenian terracotta vases made by techniques other than the well-known black- and red-figure styles. The exhibition comprised vases executed in bilingual, coral-red gloss, outline, Kerch-style, white ground, and Six's technique, as well as examples with added clay and gilding, and plastic vases and additions. The Colors of Clay opens with an introductory essay that integrates the diverse themes of the exhibition and sets them within the context of vase making in general; a second essay discusses conservation issues related to several of the techniques. A detailed discussion of the techniques featured in the exhibition precedes each section of the catalogue. More than a hundred vases from museums in the United States and Europe are described in depth."--Publisher's description
Rubens & Brueghel : a working friendship by Anne T Woollett ( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rubens and Brueghel: A Working Friendship is the first international loan exhibition devoted to the artists' collaborative works and an investigation of their working methods. Assembled here are some of the most important works of Brueghel and Rubens's partnership - from the early war themes, to mythological landscapes and allegories, to iconic paintings of the Madonna and Child surrounded by garlands of fruit and flowers - as well as a select group of works executed with other collaborators, including Hans Rottenhammer, Hendrick de Clerck, Hendrick van Balen, and Frans Snyders. Together, these paintings reveal the nature of collaboration as practiced in the Netherlands in this period. What also emerges is the unique character of Brueghel and Rubens's conceptual alliance - a rare partnership of equals, a complex and reciprocal relationship, that gave rise to works of unparalleled delight."--BOOK JACKET
Fashion in the Middle Ages by Margaret Scott ( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explore medieval fashions through illuminated manuscripts, from the luxurious attire of royalty to the modest clothes worn by the peasantry to medieval depictions of ancient and biblical garments
The Amasis Painter and his world : vase-painting in sixth-century B.C. Athens by Dietrich Von Bothmer ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whisper of the muse : the Overstone album & other photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman funerary sculpture : catalogue of the collections by Guntram Koch ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Painting on light : drawings and stained glass in the age of Dürer and Holbein by Barbara Butts ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greek vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum ( Book )
10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Getty Villa by Marion True ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The original Getty Museum, housed in a replica of a Roman Villa on a site overlooking the Pacific Ocean, is one of Los Angeles's most treasured landmarks. Closed for almost ten years while renovations were made to the building and the site itself was transformed into a center for the study of antiquities and conservation, the Getty Villa is now set to open late in 2005. This book is a lively history of the Getty that chronicles its growth from a small museum in a ranch house in Malibu to an organization that now comprises not only the renown Museum but also the Research Institute, Conservation Institute, and Foundation." "But most engagingly, this book records the architectural adventure in reconfiguring a beautiful but topographically challenging site into one that could continue to accommodate the splendid Museum building and could also provide for an outdoor theater, laboratories for conservation work and research, offices for staff and visiting scholars, and an education program for adults and children. And while this story may be of only one project in one place, to anyone interested in architecture and in the difficulties of building on a grand scale in the twenty-first century, the story is an enlightening and rewarding one - illustrated with more than 300 reproductions of works of art, photographs of the old and the new Villa, site plans, and architectural elevations."--BOOK JACKET
The photographs of Frederick H. Evans by Anne M Lyden ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of architectural and landscape photographs taken by British photographer Frederick H. Evans, and features an essay that describes the life and accomplishments of Evans
Brush & shutter : early photography in China by Jeffrey W Cody ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uncovered here is a captivating visual history of China during photography's first century. Chinese export painters learned and adapted the medium of photography by grafting the new technology onto traditional artistic conventions - employing both brush and shutter. The essays in this volume shed light on the birth of a medium
European art of the eighteenth century by Daniela Tarabra ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Art Through the Century series introduces readers to important visual vocabulary of Western art."--Back cover
Eugène Atget : photographs from the J. Paul Getty Museum by Eugène Atget ( Book )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Getty (J. Paul) Museum.
Getty, J. Paul, Museum (Malibu)
Getty-Museum
Getty Museum (Malibu)
Getty Museum Malibu Beach, Calif
Getty Museum of Art
Getty Museum of Art Malibu Beach, Calif
Getty-Villa
Getty Villa Malibu Beach, Calif
Getty's Museum
Getty's Museum Malibu Beach, Calif
J.P. Getty Museum
J. Paul Getty Museum
J. Paul Getty Museum Malibu Beach, Calif.
J. Paul Getty Museum Malibu Beach Ehemalige Vorzugsbenennung SWD
J. Paul Getty Museum of Art
J. Paul Getty Museum of Art Malibu Beach, Calif
J. Paul Getty Villa
J. Paul Getty Villa Malibu Beach, Calif
Jean Paul Getty Museum
Jean Paul Getty Museum Malibu Beach, Calif
JPGM.
Malibu (Calif.). J. Paul Getty Museum
Malibu. Getty Museum
Malibu. J. Paul Getty Museum
Malibu Paul Getty Museum
Museo J. Paul Getty.
Museum J. Paul Getty (Malibu)
Museum of Art
Museum of Art Malibu Beach, Calif
Paul Getty Museum
Paul Getty Museum Malibu Beach, Calif
Paul Getty Museum of Art (Malibu)
Poru Getti Bijutsukan
ポール ゲッティ ビジュツカン
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