Tuesday, June 11, 2013

History of Christian Art - at the Met

Detail of cover of Fra Angelico by Kanter, Laurence, and Pia Palladino, with contributions by Magnolia Scudieri, Carl Brandon Strehlke, Victor M. Schmidt, and Anneke de Vries (2005)

One of the great new gifts to the study of the history of art is on the website of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)

MetPublications is a portal to the Met's comprehensive book and online publishing program with close to 700 titles published from 1964 to the present.

It has been made available thanks to the generosity of the Museum and Hunt & Betsy Lawrence

It makes available 370 out-of-print titles, including lots of informative and visually-packed art catalogs from the museum’s past exhibitions. You can read the books online or download them in PDF format 

Included are: