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Incendiary art : the representation of fireworks in early modern Europe

Author: Kevin Salatino; Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities.
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : The Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities, ©1997.
Series: Bibliographies & dossiers.
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Incendiary Art uses the collections of the Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities - prints, drawings, illustrated books, manuscripts, and other objects - to investigate the vibrant imagery produced in an unprecedented flourishing of representations of fireworks and fireworks spectacles in Europe from the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Salatino, Kevin.
Incendiary art.
Santa Monica, Calif. : The Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities, c1997
(OCoLC)605285387
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Salatino; Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities.
ISBN: 0892364688 9780892364688 0892364173 9780892364176
OCLC Number: 37043968
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities, Los Angeles, Dec. 13, 1997-Mar. 1, 1998.
Description: ix, 109 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Irresistible Decay: Ruins Reclaimed / Michael S. Roth --
Traces of Loss / Charles Merewether --
Refinding the Past: Ruins and Responses / Edited by Michael Roth --
Archives in Ruins: The Collections of the Getty Research Institute / Claire Lyons.
Series Title: Bibliographies & dossiers.
Responsibility: Kevin Salatino.
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This work examines images of European fireworks dating from approximately 1580 to 1815. It explores the ways in which printed records of fireworks displays came to serve as vehicles of aesthetic,  Read more...

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