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Free Digital Art Publications!

Art publications are expensive to produce and difficult to update. Because of this, the Getty Foundation has worked with a handful of collaborators such as the Art Institute of Chicago, the Walker Art Center, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to help solve this problem. Check out the list of completely free publications below. 

Living Collections Catalogue: On Performativity from the Walker Art Center.

The Rauschenberg Research Project from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

Monet Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Renoir Paintings and Drawings at the Art Institute of Chicago from the Art Institute of Chicago.

The Camden Town Group in Context from the Tate.

The World of the Japanese Illustrated Book from the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.

Southeast Asian Art at LACMA from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Dutch Paintings of the Seventeenth Century from the National Gallery of Art.

Chinese Painting & Calligraphy from the Seattle Art Museum.

Statue of  a Phoenix (Ho-o) at Kinkaku-Ji Temple, Japan.  This photograph was likely taken in the late 19th century.  Photograph located at the Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Portrait of Woman? with Face Makeup in Genroku Period Male Costume with Swords, Fan, and Straw Traveling Hat.  About 1880’s, Japan, by Ogawa, Isshin. Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Portrait of Spearman of Flagbearer.  About 1880’s, Japan, by Ogawa, Isshin. Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Photograph of Japanese Officer 1861, Japan.  This is a rare early photograph, taken at a time when the feudal samurai system in Japan was still active. Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives 

Portrait of Woman with Face Makeup and in Costume of Fujiwara Period and Holding Fan.  About 1880’s, Japan, by Ogawa, Isshin. Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Shinto Priest in Costume, Carrying Hondawara Branch with Strips of Paper Representing Offerings. About 1880’s, Japan, by Ogawa, Isshin. Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Empress Shōken,. Hand-coloured photo.  About 1880, Japan.  Photography by Ueno, Hikoma .  Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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Prior to 1877, Japan.  Hand-coloured image.  Photography by Beato, Felice.  Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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Boy in Costume Outside Wood Building 1956,  Japan.  Photography likely by Remington Kelogg.  Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

“Sisters”.  Japan. Hand-coloured photo, , ca. 1860s by Felice Beato. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. 

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Girl in Costume Outside Wood Building 1956,  Japan.  Photography likely by Remington Kelogg.  Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Portrait of Woman of Nobility and Daughter.  About 1880’s, Japan, by Ogawa, Isshin. Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives