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Architecture Art And Identity In Venice And Its Territories 1450 750

Author : Nebahat Avcioglu
ISBN : 9781351575959
Genre : Art
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Cities are shaped as much by a repertoire of buildings, works and objects, as by cultural institutions, ideas and interactions between forms and practices entangled in identity formations. This is particularly true when seen through a city as forceful and splendid as Venice. The essays in this volume investigate these connections between art and identity, through discussions of patronage, space and the dissemination of architectural models and knowledge in Venice, its territories and beyond. They celebrate Professor Deborah Howard?s leading role in fostering a historically grounded and interdisciplinary approach to the art and architecture of Venice. Based on an examination and re-interpretation of a wide range of archival material and primary sources, the contributing authors approach the notion of identity in its many guises: as self-representation, as strong sub-currents of spatial strategies, as visual and semantic discourses, and as political and imperial aspirations. Employing interdisciplinary modes of interpretation, these studies offer ground-breaking analyses of canonical sites and works of art, diverse groups of patrons, as well as the life and oeuvre of leading architects such as Jacopo Sansovino and Andrea Palladio. In so doing, they link together citizens and nobles, past and present, the real and the symbolic, space and sound, religion and power, the city and its parts, Venice and the Stato da Mar, the Serenissima and the Sublime Port.
Category: Art

Architecture Art And Identity In Venice And Its Territories 1450 1750

Author : Dr Nebahat Avcioglu
ISBN : 1472410823
Genre : Art
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Inspired by Deborah Howard’s leading role in fostering a historically grounded and interdisciplinary approach to the art and architecture of Venice, the essays here examine the connections and rapports between art and identity through the discussion of patronage, space (domestic and ecclesiastical), and dissemination of architectural knowledge as well as models within Venice, its territories and beyond.
Category: Art

Visualizing Venice

Author : Kristin L. Huffman
ISBN : 9781351586832
Genre : History
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Visualizing Venice presents the ways in which the use of innovative technology can provide new and fascinating stories about places and times within history. Written by those behind the Visualizing Venice project, this book explores the variety of disciplines and analytical methods generated by technologies such as 3D images and interoperable models, GIS mapping and historical cartography, databases, video animations, and applications for mobile devices and the web. The volume is one of the first collections of essays to integrate the theory and practice of visualization technologies with art, architectural, and urban history. The chapters demonstrate how new methodologies generated by technology can change and inform the way historians think and work, and the potential that such methods have to revolutionize research, teaching, and public-facing communication. With over 30 images to support and illustrate the project’s work, Visualizing Venice is ideal for academics, and postgraduates of digital history, digital humanities, and early modern Italy.
Category: History

Andrea Palladio

Author : Bruce Boucher
ISBN : UOM:39015074229702
Genre : Architecture
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A comprehensive handbook exploring the career of Andrea Palladio, the architect who transformed the concept of Western architecture. Andrea Palladio (1508-1580) is known as the architect who has guided Western design philosophy for half a millennium, creating forms that have been studied and reproduced from age to age and around the world. For architects and the public alike, his buildings have become enduring testaments to his architectural genius as creator of a timeless classicism. When Abbeville Press first published Andrea Palladio: The Architect in His Time in 1994, it was selected by Choice Magazine as "Outstanding Academic Book 1994," while The World of Interiors called it "undoubtedly one of the most important architectural books to be published for some time." Now Abbeville is pleased to release the revised concise edition of this essential resource. Featuring a newly updated bibliography, this handsome volume spans the entire career of Palladio, illuminating his work in the context of his historical era and his own extraordinary life. It invites us to view Palladio's masterpieces through the lens of Paolo Marton, moving across the thresholds of myriad villas, churches, and public edifices to illustrate the elegant proportions, crisp lines, and integrated geometries that are the hallmarks of Palladio's vision. From the immortal Villa Rotonda to the Venetian churches of the Redentore and San Giorgio Maggiore, from the city halls to the bridges, each masterpiece is described using plans, maps, and contemporary drawings and etchings along with brilliant photography. Combining modern scholarship with intriguing narrative, Palladio will educate and enlighten, helping readers understand the passion, joy, and beauty of one of the world's most fascinating ages of architecture.
Category: Architecture

The Late Baroque Churches Of Venice

Author : Douglas Lewis
ISBN : UCAL:B4328967
Genre : Architecture baroque - Italie - Venise
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Social Formation And Symbolic Landscape

Author : Denis E. Cosgrove
ISBN : UOM:39015011610410
Genre : Social Science
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Hailed as a landmark in its field since its first publication in 1984, Denis E. Cosgrove's Social Formation and Symbolic Landscape has been influential well beyond geography. It has continued to spark lively debate among historians, geographers, art historians, social theorists, landscape architects, and others interested in the social and cultural politics of landscape.
Category: Social Science

The Rough Guide To Venice

Author : Jonathan Buckley
ISBN : 1858283809
Genre : Veneto (Italy)
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This guide provides an insider's view of Venice, locating the quiet corners, giving background information to all the sights, and showing how to enjoy Venice without breaking the bank.
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Author : Andrea Palladio
ISBN : UOM:39015078796870
Genre : Architecture
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To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Palladio's birth, Palladio shows the Renaissance architect's ability to turn every project into a masterpiece with a series of photographs showcasing his designs. Also includes Palladio's sketches, drawings and plans. Among them are palaces in Vicenza, villas in the Vicentine countryside, and several Venetian churches. In this comprehensive book, authors Beltramini and Burns carefully examine Palladio's life and achievements, and assess the ways in which his work has inspired generations of architects.
Category: Architecture

Architectural History

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ISBN : PSU:000056887341
Genre : Architecture
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Progressive Architecture

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ISBN : UCSC:32106011851307
Genre : Architectural drawing
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Encyclopedia Of The Renaissance Galen Lyon

Author : Paul F. Grendler
ISBN : 0684805103
Genre : Renaissance
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Review: "Conceived and produced in association with the Renaissance society of America, this work presents a panoramic view of the cultural movement and the period of history beginning in Italy from approximately 1350, broadening geographically to include the rest of Europe by the middle-to-late-15th century, and ending in the early 17th century. Each of the nearly 1,200 entries provides a learned and succinct account suitable for inquiring readers at several levels. These readable essays covering the arts and letters, in addition to everyday life, will be appreciated by general readers and high-school students. The thoughtful analyses will enlighten college students and delight scholars. A selective bibliography of primary and secondary sources for further study follows each article."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
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The Georgian Villa

Author : Dana Arnold
ISBN : STANFORD:36105018273677
Genre : Architecture
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Published in association with the Georgian Group, a look at the Georgian villa in the British Isles, which addresses the architectural and intellectual themes of the villa, and the diversity of its design, location and use.
Category: Architecture

The Real Guide

Author : Jonathan Buckley
ISBN : PSU:000017467414
Genre : Venice (Italy)
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Category: Venice (Italy)

The Economist

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ISBN : UOM:39015081650098
Genre : Commerce
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Category: Commerce

Palladio And Northern Europe

Author : Andrea Palladio
ISBN : UOM:39015047582344
Genre : Architecture
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Between the 17th and 18th centuries, the architecture of Andrea Palladio became a model that would be imitated in the execution of public and private buildings in Northern Europe and in America.
Category: Architecture


Author : Jonathan Buckley
ISBN : UCSC:32106012741770
Genre : Veneto (Italy)
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Slim, stylish and pocketable, Rough Guide DIRECTIONS Venice is full of ideas for long-weekends or flying visits to one of Europe''s most popular city break destinations. Providing accurate, up-to-date information this full-colour guide includes 28 themed sections - from "Death in Venice" to "Eighteenth-century Art" - to help you decide what to do, 24 hours a day. There are critical reviews of all the best places to stay, the best bars and the shops, all keyed to accompanying easy-to-use maps. Additional chapters cover festivals and special events from the Film Festival to the spectacular Regata Storica. The language section has a useful menu reader and handy phrases to have you speaking a little Italian by the time you arrive.All you need to get the most out of Venice.
Category: Veneto (Italy)

The Rough Guide To Venice The Veneto

Author : Jonathan Buckley
ISBN : UCSC:32106018375300
Genre : Travel
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'The Rough guide to Venice and the Veneto' is a handbook to one of Europe's most beautiful city and its hinterland. Informed accounts of all Venice's museums and monuments from San Marco to the outermost islands of the lagoon. Comprehensive reviews of accommodation and restaurants in every price range, plus the best of the bars and shops.
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The Development Of Timber As A Structural Material

Author : David T. Yeomans
ISBN : UOM:39015042867633
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Brings together collections of important papers on particular topics from scholarly journals, conference papers and other hard-to-access sources.
Category: Technology & Engineering