EMA Book Reviews: January 2018

Pan-European / Global

Folin, Marco, and Monica Preti (eds.). Wounded Cities: The Representation of Urban Disasters in European Art (14th-20th Centuries). Leiden: Brill, 2015. 228 pages, ISBN: 9789004284913. Review by Francesca Mattei available here.

Frommel, Sabine, Garric, Jean-Philippe Garric, and Elisabeth Kieven (eds.). Charles Percier e Pierre Fontaine dal soggiorno romano alla trasformazione di Parigi. Cinisello Balsamo: Silvana Editoriale, 2014. 200 pages, ISBN: 9788836629961. Review by Giulia Savio available here.

Frommel, Sabine, and Eckhard Leuschner (eds.). Incisioni di architettura e di ornamento all’inizio dell’era moderna: processi di migrazione in Europa. Rome: Campisano Editore, 2016. 296 pages, ISBN: 9788898229710. Review by Paolo Sanvito available here.

Generaldirektion der Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg (ed.). Textile Räume – Textile Spaces. Seide im höfischen Interieur des 18. Jahrhunderts. Silk in 18th century court interiors. Dresden: Sandstein, 2016. 171 pages, ISBN: 9783954982431. Review by Christina Oertel-Pohl available here.

Koch, Ute, and Cristina Ruggero (eds.). Heinrich Graf von Brühl. Ein sächsischer Mäzen in Europa. Dresden: Sandstein Verlag, 2017. 548 pages, ISBN: 9783954982974. Review by Joana Mylek available here.

Lehmann, Claudia, and Karen J. Lloyd (eds.). A Transitory Star. The Late Bernini and his Reception. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015.   214 pages, ISBN: 9783110359992. Review by Leonie Drees-Drylie available here.

Naser Eslami, Alireza (ed.). Incontri di civiltà nel Mediterraneo. L’Impero Ottomano e l’Italia del Rinascimento. Storia, arte e architettura, 17. Florence: Olschki, 2015. 184 pages, ISBN: 9788822263643. Review by Piera Arata available here.

Austria

Lorenz, Hellmut and Anna Mader-Kratky (eds.). Die Wiener Hofburg 1705-1835. Die kaiserliche Residenz vom Barock bis zum Klassizismus. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2016. 628 pages, ISBN: 9783700178439. Review by Andreas Pečar available here.

British Isles

Di Palma, Vittoria. Wasteland: A History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2014. 280 pages, ISBN: 9780300197792. Review by Kelly Presutti available here.

France

Deldicque, Mathieu (ed.). Le Grand Condé. Le rival du Roi-Soleil? Cologne: Snoeck, 2016. 232 pages, ISBN: 9789461612953. Review by Daniel Friedt available here.

Deutsch, Kristina. Jean Marot. Un graveur d’architecture à l’époque de Louis XIV. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015. 567 pages, ISBN: 9783110375954. Review by Thomas Wilke available here.

Perrin Khelissa, Anne (ed.). Corrélations: Les objets du décor au siècle des Lumières. Brussels: Editions de l’Université de Bruxelles 2015. 264 pages, ISBN: 9782800415857. Review by Kristina Deutsch available here. Review by Jean-François Bédard available here.

Italy

Dressen, Angela, and Klaus Pietschmann (eds.). The Badia Fiesolana. Augustinian and Academic locus amoenus in the Florentine Hills. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2016. 217 pages, ISBN: 9783643908087. Review by Volker Reinhardt available here.

Frommel, Sabine, and Gerhard Wolf (eds.). Architectura Picta. Modena: Franco Cosimo Panini, 2016. 308 pages, ISBN: 9788857007786. Review by Micaela Antonucci available here.

Goldhahn, Almut. Von der Kunst des sozialen Aufstiegs. Statusstragien und Kunstpatronage der venezianischen Papstfamilie Rezzonico. Köln / Weimar / Wien: Böhlau, 2017. 416 pages, ISBN: 9783412503529. Review by Bettina Morlang-Schardon available here.

Maier, Jessica. Rome Measured and Imagined. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. 264 pages, ISBN: 9780226127637. Review by Susanna de Beer available here.

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