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[Ebook] ➠ THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY THAT TRANSFORMED ROME Author – African-american-literature.co The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend Enormously talented and ambitious artists they met as contemThe rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend Enormously talented and ambitious artists they met as contemporaries in the building yards of St Peter's in Rome became the greatest architects of their era by designing some of the most beautiful buildings in the world and ended their lives as bitter enemies Engrossing and impeccably researched full of dramatic tension and breathtaking insight The Genius in the Design is the remarkable tale of how two extraordinary visionaries schemed and maneuvered to get the better of each other and in the process created the spectacular Roman cityscape of today.

The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend Enormously talented and ambitious artists they met as contemporaries in the building yards of St Peter's in Rome became the greatest architects of their era by designing some of the most beautiful buildings in the world and ended their lives as bitter enemies Engrossing and impeccably researched full of dramatic tension and breathtaking insight The Genius in the Design is the remarkable tale of how two extraordinary visionaries schemed and maneuvered to get the better of each other and in the process created the spectacular Roman cityscape of today.

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  1. Pierre Gauthier Pierre Gauthier says:

    THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY #213; Kindle african american literatureco genius kindle, design kindle, bernini mobile, borromini pdf, rivalry mobile, that book, transformed download, rome free, THE GENIUS pdf, IN THE free, IN THE DESIGN BERNINI epub, GENIUS IN THE kindle, GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI ebok, THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY THAT TRANSFORMED ROME PDF/EPUBPotential readers should be warned that this short book is not about architecture or about Rome but presents rather the parallel lives of two Renaissance architects who lived and worked in that great cityThe nuance is crucial and explains certainly why the book contains only 15 small photographs black and white and three sketched plansThe result is entertaining but not greatly enlightening in terms of architectural or urban histor


  2. David Lown David Lown says:

    THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY #213; Kindle african american literatureco genius kindle, design kindle, bernini mobile, borromini pdf, rivalry mobile, that book, transformed download, rome free, THE GENIUS pdf, IN THE free, IN THE DESIGN BERNINI epub, GENIUS IN THE kindle, GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI ebok, THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY THAT TRANSFORMED ROME PDF/EPUBArt History has a habit of throwing up once every century or so a clash between two titans Think of Raphael and Michelangelo in the 16th century Ingres and Delacroix in the 18th century or Picasso and Matisse in the 20th century In the 17th century the duel was between Bernini and Borromini the battle was fought out in a single arena Rome and the weapon of choice was architecture specifically the architecture of the Baroque Bernini had other weapons in his arsenal sculpture and painting to name but two Borromini had only one but in that he was a genius Their clash lasted over four decades only coming to an end when Borromini took his own life in 1667And Jake Morrissey's book enlivened with dramatic incidents and sparkling anecdotes is an entertaining journey through one of


  3. J E S Leake J E S Leake says:

    THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY #213; Kindle african american literatureco genius kindle, design kindle, bernini mobile, borromini pdf, rivalry mobile, that book, transformed download, rome free, THE GENIUS pdf, IN THE free, IN THE DESIGN BERNINI epub, GENIUS IN THE kindle, GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI ebok, THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY THAT TRANSFORMED ROME PDF/EPUBThe book itself was okay a tale of Bernini and Borromini that did rather make them appear to be the only architects in Rome Morrissey makes the odd slip up but is generally reliable and sou


  4. RR Waller RR Waller says:

    THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY #213; Kindle african american literatureco genius kindle, design kindle, bernini mobile, borromini pdf, rivalry mobile, that book, transformed download, rome free, THE GENIUS pdf, IN THE free, IN THE DESIGN BERNINI epub, GENIUS IN THE kindle, GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI ebok, THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY THAT TRANSFORMED ROME PDF/EPUBWhen this volume arrived I was pleased it was the hardcover I had ordered and the pages were cut badly giving it an unusual unique and real book feel as though the publishers had been trying a prototype to see if it worked rather like the people it was about When I turned to the title page to discover it was a first edition I was even pleased I am not sure if there was a second editionThe book is sparsely illustrated which is unusual for a book fundamentally about architecture the architecture of two men the gracious diplomatic Gian Lorenzo Bernini1598 1680 who enjoyed the favour of popes and princes and lived easily in their company and Francesco Borromini1599 1667 equally inspired as an architect but one for whom his patrons and the other movers and shakers in Rome presented a social challenge one he frequently failed to meetTaking sixteenth century Rome as the backdrop the book charts mainly in text how these two and their intense rivalry changed the architecture of


  5. Andrea Andrea says:

    THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY #213; Kindle african american literatureco genius kindle, design kindle, bernini mobile, borromini pdf, rivalry mobile, that book, transformed download, rome free, THE GENIUS pdf, IN THE free, IN THE DESIGN BERNINI epub, GENIUS IN THE kindle, GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI ebok, THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY THAT TRANSFORMED ROME PDF/EPUBIch schließe mich den anderen Meinungen an das Buch ist nicht übermäßig spannend geschrieben Da muss man spannend


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    THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY #213; Kindle african american literatureco genius kindle, design kindle, bernini mobile, borromini pdf, rivalry mobile, that book, transformed download, rome free, THE GENIUS pdf, IN THE free, IN THE DESIGN BERNINI epub, GENIUS IN THE kindle, GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI ebok, THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN BERNINI BORROMINI AND THE RIVALRY THAT TRANSFORMED ROME PDF/EPUBOutstanding book about Caravaggio and Bernini than any other book Easy style smooth reading very accurate about the information


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