Book: Rudolf Wittkower «Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism»

Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism

Focusing on the principal architects of that time-from Alberti to Palladio - this bestselling classic explains the true significance of certain architectural forms, bringing to light the connections between the architecture and culture of the period. With publication scheduled to coincide with that of Architectonics of Humanism, this important reference is superbly reproduced in a new, large square format.

Издательство: "Academy Press" (1991)

Формат: 220x240, 164 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-471-97763-6

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Rudolf Wittkower

Rudolf Wittkower (1901 - October 11 1971) was a German art historian.

He was born in Berlin and moved to London in 1934. He taught at the Warburg Institute, University of London from 1934 to 1956 and then at Columbia University from 1956 to 1969 where he was chairman of the Department of Art History and Archaeology.

Wittkower died at New York City in 1971. He was awarded the Alice Davis Hitchcock Award posthumously in 1975.

Publications

* "Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism" (1949)
* "Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600-1750" (1958, and revised editions)
* "Bernini: the sculptor of the Roman Baroque" (1955)
* "Born under Saturn: The character and conduct of artists" (1963, with Margot Wittkower)
* "Sculpture: Processes and Principles" (1977, with Margot Wittkower)

References

* David Rosand. [http://www.columbia.edu/cu/alumni/Magazine/Fall2003/witt.schapiro.html "Making Art History at Columbia: Meyer Schapiro and Rudolf Wittkower".] Columbia Magazine.
* Lee Sorensen. [http://dictionaryofarthistorians.org/wittkowerr.htm "Wittkower, Rudolf".] Dictionary of Art Historians. 27 November 2000.

Источник: Rudolf Wittkower

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