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On View> Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting

Building the Picture National Gallery London April 30 through September 2014 At the end of April, the National Gallery will present a new exhibit spotlighting the handling of architecture in various paintings by prominent Italian renaissance artists. Building The Picture will feature works by Duccio, Botticelli, Crivelli and others chosen from the museum’s permanent collection along […]
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Try Not Playing With Your Food With This Renaissance Architecture-Inspired Tableware

So you’re planning your ideal dinner party, and you’ve already exhausted Ina Garten’s extensive list of table-setting tips. Why not take a few table-setting cues from the ideal city? Yes, we are talking about the Italian Renaissance city, which apparently provides great inspiration for tableware if Aldo Rossi’s Cupola espresso maker is a testament to Sigue leyendo

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A Renaissance-Era Textbook With Gorgeous Illustrations For Teaching Drawing

Images from La Perspective Curieuse by Jean François Niceron via BibliOdyssey These illustrations are from the French monk Jean François Niceron’s magnum opus La Perspective Curieuse (The Strange Perspective), first published in 1638. Therein, he offers artists and architects lessons on catoptrics (the study of reflective phenomena) and anamorphosis (the study of images projected on Sigue leyendo

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