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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Mathilde Warusfel rated it really liked it Aug 01, The times made the man. Ackerman is just as fresh and insightful as when I read it 30 years ago as a student – great architectural history: Lamadia rated it liked it Jan 07, 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.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was awarded the Balzan Prize for achievement in architectural history and urbanism and the Paul Kristeller citation of the Renaissance Society of America for lifetime achievement.

The Illustrated Biography-Beyond the Fantasy. If the quasi-country gentleman, Trissino, had not drawn him out of the stoneyard at the dawn of the agricultural revolution, he would not have been Palladio, much less an architect. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Thanks in Twelve Languages. We are experiencing technical difficulties.


Dascalu Ovidiu Pict rated it it was amazing Nov 15, About as lively as Palladio’s corpse, but still more interesting than watching paint dry. Frequent recourse pallxdio the interwebs for supplementary images is also useful. Sign in to use this feature.

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Transactions in Architectural Design. He was the editor of The Art Bulletin —60 and Annali d’architettura. Books by James S.

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