In his landmark volume Space, Time and Architecture, Sigfried Giedion paired images of two iconic spirals: Tatlinâ€™s Monument to the Third International and Borrominiâ€™s dome for Santâ€™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
Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities
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