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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He is co-author of a volume on historical practice and theory, Art and Archaeology Ja,es By James S. Arias rated it it was ok. No keywords specified fix it. Stevenson – – The Classical Review 42 His rigorous method set architecture in the broader contexts of cultural and intellectual history.

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Duncan Berry rated it really liked it Apr 28, Stevenson – – The Classical Review 46 Andrea Palladio, Polybius and Julius Caesar.

Thus is not the most exciting read but it is a thorough ackermman of Palladio’s work. About Palladio Palladio combined classical restraint with constant inventiveness. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy jstor. Christina Hellmich and Line Clausen Pedersen.

Palladio and His Times 2. 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.

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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. Lucia rated it really liked it Sep 30, Looking for More Great Reads?


Oct 31, Dan Vine rated it really liked it Shelves: Ackerman – – Critical Inquiry 5 3: Lists with This Book. I carried it in my backpack when Ackfrman visited the region and toured some of the villas and cities like Vicenza where his palladip is concentrated and it greatly enhanced the experience.

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