March 09, 2012

Fourth Volume of the Getty Research Journal Now Available


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Getty Research Journal No. 4 

LOS ANGELES—Launched in 2009, the Getty Research Journal showcases the remarkable original research underway at the Getty. Articles explore the rich collections of the J. Paul Getty Museum and Getty Research Institute (GRI), as well as the GRI’s research projects and the annual theme of its scholar program. Shorter texts highlight new acquisitions and discoveries in the collections, and focus on the diverse tools for scholarship being developed at the GRI. The journal is edited by Thomas W. Gaehtgens and Lucy Bradnock, who are, respectively, director and research associate at the GRI.

Getty Research Journal No. 4 (Getty Publications, $50.00, paperback), now available, issue includes essays by Scott Allan, Adriano Amendola, Valérie Bajou, Alessia Frassani, Alden R. Gordon, Natilee Harren, Sigrid Hofer, Christopher R. Lakey, Vimalin Rujivacharakul, and David Saunders; the short texts examine a Nuremberg festival book, translations of a seventeenth-century rhyming inventory, the print innovations of Maria Sibylla Merian, Karl Schneider’s Sears designs, Clement Greenberg’s copy of T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, the Marcia Tucker papers, a mail art project by William Pope.L, the L.A. Art Girls’ reinvention of Allan Kaprow’s Fluids, and Jennifer Bornstein’s investigations into the archives of women performance artists. 

About the Editors—Thomas W. Gaehtgens is the director of the Getty Research Institute. Lucy Bradnock is a research associate at the Getty Research Institute.

Publication Information:
Getty Research Journal No. 4
Edited by Thomas W. Gaehtgens and Lucy Bradnock
Getty Research Institute
250 pages, 7 x 10 inches, paperback 62 color and 51 b/w illustrations
ISBN 978-1-60606-113-8, $50.00 [UK £35.00] ISSN 1944-8740

Publication Date: March 27, 2012
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