Edited by Ewa Lajer-Burcharth and Elizabeth M. Rudy; With contributions by Trent Barnes, Samuel Ewing, Sarah Grandin, Ashley Hannebrink, Laura Kenner, Ewa Lajer-Burcharth, Sarah Mirseyedi, Marina Molarsky-Beck, David Pullins, Elizabeth M. Rudy, Harmon Siegel, Sean Wehle, and Oliver Wunsch
An illuminating collection of essays from the preeminent scholar of architectural history and theory
One of the most distinguished scholars in the fields of architectural history and theory today, James Sloss Ackerman is best known for his work on Italian masters such as Palladio and Michelangelo. In this collection of essays, Ackerman offers insight into his formation and development as a scholar, as well as reflections on a range of topics.... Read more about James S. Ackerman: Origins, Invention, Revision
The role of the human figure as an area shared by all the arts will be at the heart of the first conference, where the architecture will be considered in its deep ties with the body. This is also an opportunity to examine how, in the Renaissance, we define both the artistic territories and their boundaries (as cited in discussions of paragone the sixteenth century), at a time when the work the artist becomes a place of reflection on art as a standalone category and where the nature of the artistic work is defined with...