27 November 2015
EMA Book Reviews: November 2015
Versailles in the World, 1660-1789
“Capability” Brown 2016
Information on the exhibition entitled “‘Capability’ Brown 2016” (16 Feb-2 May, Blenheim Palace, UK) is available here.
Festival Culture in the World of the Spanish Habsburgs
Information on the new book edited by Fernando Checa Cremades and Laura Fernández–González and entitled Festival Culture in the World of the Spanish Habsburgs is available here.
NEWS IN THE FIELD
Obituary of Hellmut Hager
Hellmut Hager, Evan Pugh Professor at Pennsylvania State University and a renowned expert on Baroque and Rococo architecture (particularly Carlo Fontana), passed away on 10 November. For his obituary, click here.
Restoration of Gothic Folly at Wimpole Hall
A year-long project to restore the eighteenth-century Gothic folly by Sanderson Miller at Wimpole Hall in Cambridgeshire (UK) is nearing completion. A full report on the process of restoration, from stone replacement to the trimming of scrub, is available here.
Completed Restoration of 17th-Century S. Teresa d’Avila, Turin
Restoration of the 17th-century S. Teresa d’Avila, containing two chapels by Filippo Juvarra, in Turin has been completed. For more details, click here.