Book , Print in English

Roman art

Paul Zanker ; translated by Henry Heitmann-Gordon.
  • Los Angeles, Calif. : J. Paul Getty Museum, 2010.
  • ix, 205 pages : illustrations(some colored) ; 25 cm.
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    N5760.Z3313 2010 c. 1
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Contents
  • 1. New Art Based on Greek Forms
  • Hellenistic Culture Changes the Lifestyle of Roman Aristocrats
  • New Spaces for Images: The Villa as the Locus of Otium
  • Sculptures of the Villa of the Papyri, Herculaneum
  • Opening Up Worlds of the Imagination
  • Selecting the Best: Imitation as Cultural Destiny
  • Popular Art?
  • 2. Representation of Power and Prestige: Conflicting Images
  • Public Art outside Rome
  • Competition among the Mighty
  • Pride in One's Own Face
  • 3. Images of Power: Dominion and World Order in the Empire
  • Imperial Portraiture under the Empire
  • Barbarian and the Amphitheater
  • Imperial Art as a System
  • Imperial Art and Public Ceremony: "Historical" Reliefs
  • Official Art as "Propaganda"? How Did the Images Function?
  • Internalizing the Cliches of Imperial Art
  • 4. Roman House as Theater of the Joys of Life
  • Culture of Hospitality and Entertainment
  • Images and Their Associations
  • Living with Myth
  • Fantasy Worlds
  • Costly Furnishings
  • 5. Tomb and Self-Image
  • Memoria and Achievement
  • Withdrawal from the Public Gaze
  • Mourning, Solace, and Joie de vivre: The Imagery of Sarcophagi
  • 6. Rome and the Empire
  • Patchwork of Cultures
  • Ruler-Cult and the Image of the Emperor
  • Funerary Self-Representation in the Provinces
  • Greek East Remains True to Its Own Traditions
  • "Schools" of Sculpture
  • 7. Toward Late Antiquity
  • New Image for the Emperor
  • New Images for a Changed Mentality.
Other information
  • Originally published: Rome-Bari : Gius, Laterza & Figli Spa, 2008.
  • Translated from the Italian.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Language: Translated from the Italian.
ISBN
  • 9781606060308 (hardcover)
  • 1606060309 (hardcover)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2010001808
  • OCLC: 501180609
  • OCLC: 501180609