Following closely in the digital footsteps of the University of California Press, the Getty Center in Los Angeles announced yesterday that they’ve made 250 of its art-related books, journals, and catalogues freely available online.
The titles, which represent a range of publishing output since 1966, can be searched by Imprint (Getty Conservation Institute, Getty Research Institute, or J. Paul Getty Museum), Publication Type, Subject Category, and Series.
Some of the notable items available online include:
- Cézanne in the Studio: Still Life in Watercolors by Carol Armstrong (2004)
- Book Arts of Isfahan: Diversity and Identity in Seventeenth-Century Persia by Alice Taylor (1995)
- Julia Margaret Cameron: Complete Photos by Julian Cox, Colin Ford, Joanne Lukitsh, and Philippa Wright (2002)
- Introduction to Controlled Vocabularies: Terminologies for Art, Architecture, and Other Cultural Works by Patricia Harpring, with a foreword by Murtha Baca (2010)
- Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum, Illuminated Manuscripts (1997)
- and issues of J. Paul Getty Museum Journal from the 1960s, 70s, 80s, and 90s
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