Palladio () combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. In this study, Professor Ackerman sets Palladio in the context of his. Palladio has 59 ratings and 7 reviews. Helen said: Combines socio-economic history with architectural observation. Ackerman is just as fresh and insightf. James Sloss Ackerman (November 8, – December 31, ) was an American architectural historian, a major scholar of Michelangelo’s architecture, of Palladio and of Italian Renaissance architectural theory.

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James S. Ackerman

Palladio combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. Christopher rated it really liked it Jan 01, Philosophy of Specific Ackreman in Aesthetics. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Illustrated Biography-Beyond the Fantasy. Stevenson – – The Classical Review 42 Art history Architectural history.

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Indeed, as the photographs in this book reveal, Palladio was “as sensual, as skilled in visual alchemy as any Venetian painter of his time”, and his countless imitators have usually captured the details, but not the essence of his style. Jun 29, Vanlilith added it Shelves: He was the editor of The Art Bulletin —60 and Annali akerman.


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Aesthetics Philosophy of Specific Arts in Aesthetics categorize this paper. I carried it in my palladko when I visited the region and toured some of the villas and cities like Vicenza where his work is concentrated and it greatly enhanced the experience.

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The Life of an Architect. Sergey rated it really liked it May 09, May 28, Tedb0t rated it liked it Shelves: Palladio combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. He was a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome — Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Form and Ideology of Country Paladio ; a volume of collected essays, Distance Points, is in press. No keywords specified fix it. Ackerman is just as fresh and insightful as when I read it 30 years ago as a student – great architectural history: This page was last edited on 15 Octoberat You come away from reading this with a deep appreciation for this innovative architect and an understanding for why his impact has been so great.


Retrieved 22 August Frequent recourse to the interwebs for supplementary images is also useful. The Art of We Happy Few.