Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum: Photographs

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J. Paul Getty Museum, 1999 - Philosophy - 128 pages
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Ranging from nineteenth-century daguerreotypes to more recent work by photographers such as Frederick Sommer and Manuel Alvarez Bravo, the J. Paul Getty Museums collection of more than one hundred thousand images ranks among the most comprehensive holdings of rare and important photographs in the world.
The latest addition to the Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum series--which includes volumes highlighting the Museums collections of antiquities, decorative arts, drawings, illuminated manuscripts, paintings, and sculpture--this volume gathers fifty representative selections from the museums renowned Photographs collection. Each image described in fascinating detail by the curatorial staff of the Department of Photographs at the Getty Museum. Including such classics as Walker Evanss Citizen in Downtown Havana, The Whisper of the Muse by Julia Margaret Cameron, and Georgia OKeefe: A Portrait, by Alfred Stieglitz, the volume also features images by Carleton Watkins, Andr� Kert�sz, Man Ray, Lisette Model, and many others. This book is also available in French, German, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish.

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Contents

FOREWORD
7
TWENTIETII CENTURY
64
INDEX OF ARTISTS
128
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ThesCRA was developed by the eminent group of scholars who published the eight double-volumes of LIMC (Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae). Among the many contributors to the ThesCRA volumes are Jean Ch. Balty, Sir John Boardman, Walter Burkert, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Tonio Holscher,
Anneliese Kossatz, Vassilis Lambrinoudakis, Francois Lissarrague, John H. Oakley, Ricardo Olmos, H. A. Shapiro, Erika Simon, and Marion True.

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