EMA Book Reviews: November 2014

Pan-European

AA.VV. (dir).  Les Espaces du sacré, de la Renaissance à la Révolution (Actes du colloque de Troyes – Oct. 2010).  Association Rencontre avec le Patrimoine religieux 2013.  272 pages, ISBN 978-2-9119-4836-7.  Review by Elpida Chairi available here.

Anderson, Christy.  Renaissance Architecture.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.  258 pages, ISBN 978-0-1928-4227-5.  Review by Kristoffer Neville available here.

Hills, Helen (ed).  Rethinking the Baroque.  Burlington:  Ashgate, 2011.  286 pages, ISBN 978-0-7546-6685-1.  Review by Jesse Locker available here.

Howard, Deborah and Laura Mauretti (eds).  The Music Room in Early Modern France and Italy. Sound, Space and Object.  Oxford: Oxford University Press 2012.  ISBN 978-0-1972-6505-5.  Review by Joachim Iffland available here.

British Isles

Longstaffe-Gowan, Todd.  The London Square: Gardens in the Midst of Town.  New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2012.  348 pages, ISBN 978-0-3001-5201-2.  Review by Kelly D. Cook available here.

Germany

Bürger, Stefan.  Architectura Militaris. Festungsbautraktate des 17. Jahrhunderts von Specklin bis Sturm.  Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag 2013.  575 pages, ISBN 978-3-422-07132-2.  Review by Guido von Büren available here.

Kappler, Anke.  Johann Joseph Couven (1701-1763). Architekturentwürfe für Stadt, Adel und Kirche.  Worms: Wernersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2009.  287 pages, ISBN 978-3-88462-278-0.  Review by Richard Kurdiovsky available here.

Stiftung Berliner Schloss.  Rekonstruktion am Beispiel Berliner Schloss aus kunsthistorischer Sicht. Ergebnisse der Fachtagung im April 2010. Essays und Thesen.  Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2011.  172 pages, ISBN 978-3-515-0982-6.  Review by Elsa Vonau available here.

Suden, Marina Thom.  Schlösser in Berlin und Brandenburg. und ihre bildliche Ausstattung im 18. Jahrhundert.  Petersberg: Michael Imhof Verlag 2013.  351 pages, ISBN 978-3-8656-8722. Review by Thomas Fischbacher available here.

Italian Peninsula

Antinori, Aloisio (ed). Studio d’Architettura Civile: Gli atlanti di architettura moderna e la diffusione dei modelli romani nell’Europa del Settecento.  Rome: Edizioni Quasar, 2012.  312 pages, ISBN 978-8-8714-0507-0.  Review by Sara Galletti available here.

Davies, Paul and David Hemsoll.  The Paper Museum of Cassiano Dal Pozzo. Renaissance and Later Architecture and Ornament (Series A: Antiquities and Architecture).  Harvey Miller Publishers, 2013.  ISBN 978-1-9053-7577-6Review by Timo Strauch available here.

Frommel, Christoph Luitpold.  Architettura del Rinascimento Italiano.  Milan: Skira, 2009.  340 pages, ISBN 886-1-3060-28.  Review by Adriano Ghisetti Giavarina available here.

Pinto, John A.  Speaking Ruins: Piranesi, Architects, and Antiquity in Eighteenth-Century Rome. Ann Arbor:  University of Michigan Press, 2012.  352 pages, ISBN 978-0-4721-1821-2.  Review by Pierre Du Prey available here.

Wilton-Ely, John.  Piranesi, Paestum & Soane.  Munich: Prestel, 2013.  120 pages, ISBN 978-3-7913-4806-3.  Review by Pierre Du Prey available here.

 

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