Browsing Homewood Museum by Subject "Palladio, Andrea (1508-1580)"
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Harmony to the Eyes: Charting Palladio's Architecture from Rome to Baltimore, March 14-June 17, 2008 (Homewood Museum, The Johns Hopkins University, 2008)Andrea Palladio is widely considered the most influential architect in Western history. Born in 1508 in Padua, Italy, Palladio worked in an age that witnessed a revived interest in antiquity. Stimulated by the discovery ...
(Homewood Museum, The Johns Hopkins University, 2008)2008 marks the 500th anniversary of Palladio's birth. We might ask why Americans should consider this to be a cause for celebration. Why should we be concerned about an Italian architect who lived so long ago and far ...
(Homewood Museum, Johns Hopkins University, 2008)Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) published in 1554 two enormously popular guides to the churches and antiquities of Rome. This paper will examine the significance of these two works to Palladio' s understanding of ancie ...