Rome

Rome Each volume of the Art Architecture series is opulently illustrated The highly readable texts give you concentrated information on accessing well and lesser known sites in the world of art An image of

  • Title: Rome
  • Author: Marco Bussagli
  • ISBN: 9783833112324
  • Page: 147
  • Format: None
  • Each volume of the Art Architecture series is opulently illustrated The highly readable texts give you concentrated information on accessing well and lesser known sites in the world of art An image of every piece of art that is described is included, allowing readers to easily recognize the original on site.

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    1. A truly colossal work for a colossal city, it is no small feat to fit the entire art history of Rome into a single volume. This is no guidebook, but can preferably be read on return from Rome when one is familiar with most of the sites. The book suffers slightly from lack of coherence from one author to the next and not putting developments in context with the rest of the world. Rome feels quite isolated, having received no influences from the outside and having little impact on the rest of the [...]

    2. Rome: Art and Architecture is a splendid 650-page book about, well, the art and architecture of Rome from early antiquity to the mid-twentieth century. Printed on heavy paper and featuring lots of gorgeous photos as well as well-written historical backgrounds, it tells the reader everything he/she wishes to know about ancient Roman mosaics, the tombs of the early Christians, mediaeval churches, Renaissance fountains, murals and paintings and what have you. I will definitely read it again before [...]

    3. Man kann es ja schlecht als Reisef├╝hrer mitnehmen, aber vor oder nach einem Ybesuch in Rom detailliert nachlesen

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