Brochures

Where Art Meets Science: Ancient Sculpture from the Hindu-Buddhist World 

Attributes of Vishnu and Buddha

This illustrated brochure provides an overview of some of the physical attributes of the gods Vishnu and Buddha found in Hindu sculpture.
Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California 

Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California

This brochure for the 2011/12 exhibition "Proof" provides a glossary of some of the technical terminology used to describe the printmaking process.
Attributes of Shiva Nataraja and Ganesh 

Attributes of Shiva Nataraja and Ganesh

This illustrated brochure provides an overview of some of the physical attributes of the gods Shiva and Ganesh found in Hindu sculpture.
Surface Truths: Abstract Painting in the Sixties 

Surface Truths: Abstract Painting in the Sixties

This brochure for the 2011 exhibition "Surface Truths" gives a brief description of some of the artistic styles featured in the exhibition.
Gaze: Portraiture After Ingres 

Gaze: Portraiture After Ingres

This brochure for the 2009/2010 exhibition "Gaze" provides an overview of why portraiture, so seemingly laden with restrictions and expectations, appealed to some of the greatest avant-garde painters in the history of art.
Ingres's Comtesse d'Haussonville at the Norton Simon Museum 

Ingres's Comtesse d'Haussonville at the Norton Simon Museum

The exhibition brochure provides an introduction to Ingres's breathtaking portrait, Comtesse d''Haussonville, which was on loan from The Frick Collection in 2009 in an art exchange program established with the Norton Simon foundations.
Matisse's Amours 

Matisse's Amours

This brochure includes the English translations of Pierre de Ronsard's poems that Matisse used for his book Florilège des Amours de Ronsard. The brochure was created for the 2009 exhibition Matisse's Amours: Illustrations of Pierre de Ronsard's Love Poems.
The Art of War 

The Art of War

This educational placard printed in 2008 examines the significant role posters played in conveying the government's messages of conservation, economic sacrifice, production, and patriotism to the American people.
The Art of Negotiation 

The Art of Negotiation

Produced in 2007 to commemorate the centennial of Norton Simon’s birth, this brochure highlights some of Mr. Simon’s most memorable art acquisitions.
Temple Wall with Scenes of Krishna's Life 

Temple Wall with Scenes of Krishna's Life

Published in 2007 to coincide with the Temple Wall’s installation in the exhibition Tales of the Blue Lord, this brochure gives a detailed overview of this magnificent piece.
Marcel Duchamp Redux 

Marcel Duchamp Redux

Published in 2008, this exhibition brochure examines the Museum’s collection of works by Marcel Duchamp.