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  1. The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880-1980

    By Andrew Leach, John Macarthur

    In his landmark volume Space, Time and Architecture, Sigfried Giedion paired images of two iconic spirals: Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International and Borromini’s dome for Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza. The values shared between the baroque age and the modern were thus encapsulated on a single...

    Published September 18th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Picturesque

    Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities

    By John Macarthur

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    In this fresh and authoritative account John Macarthur presents the eighteenth century idea of the picturesque – when it was a risky term concerned with a refined taste for everyday things, such as the hovels of the labouring poor – in the light of its reception and effects in modern culture. In a...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Routledge

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