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ILL-The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry that Transformed Rome

J P Morrissey

ILL-The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry that Transformed Rome

by J P Morrissey

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Get this from a library! The genius in the design: Bernini, Borromini, and the rivalry that transformed Rome. [J P Morrissey]. It was a rivalry between two men that transformed Rome into the most beautiful and modern city of 17th century Europe. These two really hated each other. Their names: Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini. This is the story of their enmity! So, let’s get to know the contenders. Understanding Baroque in a 2 hours walk! The two main masters of roman Baroque: Bernini's .

The genius in the design: Bernini, Borromini and the rivalry that transformed Rome. [J P Morrissey] Francesco Borromini: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J P Morrissey. Find more information about: ISBN: X The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome by Jake Morrissey and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

I just finished reading The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome by Jake Morrissey. It was a pretty good book, although I fluctuated between being bored and fascinated. Morrissey covered a lot of information that I already knew (his discussion of St. Peter’s building history bored me to no end), but he also presented many things that were new to me. Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini and the rivalry that transformed Rome. New York: Harper Perennial. ^ Domenico Bernini, Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, ed., p. ^ Hibbard, p. 21 ^ ^ Gale, Thomson. Gian Lorenzo Bernini Encyclopedia of World Biography,


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The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome Paperback – Ma by Jake Morrissey (Author) out of 5 stars 46 ratings See all formats and editions/5(46).

The Genius in the Design by Jake Morrissey tells the fascinating story of the rivalry between two brilliant architects in 17th century Rome: Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini. Bernini was a sculptor, painter, playwright, and stage designer as well as an architect.4/5.

In the 17th century the duel was between And the Rivalry that Transformed Rome book and Borromini, the battle was fought out in a single arena, Rome, and the weapon of choice was architecture, more 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/5(45). The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome - Kindle edition by Morrissey, Jake.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed by: 3. ‎The Genius in the Design on Apple Books ‎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 4/5(2). The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend.

Possessed of enormous talent and ambition, these two artists -- one trained as a sculptor, the other as a stonecutter -- met as contemporaries in the building yards of St.

Peter's in Rome and ended their lives as bitter enemies. The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome Morrissey, Jake Published by William Morrow & Co, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

The Genius in the Design by Jake Morrissey tells the fascinating story of the rivalry between two brilliant architects in 17th century Rome: Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini.

Bernini was a sculptor, painter, playwright, and stage designer as well as an architect. A child prodigy, he created his first major sculpture at the age of twelve. - Buy The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome book online at best prices in India on Read The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.

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.

The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talen. THE GENIUS IN THE DESIGN: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome Jake Morrissey, Author, J.

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The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Rome in the Age of Bernini. Almqvist & Wiksell International • Morissey, J. The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry that Transformed Rome.

Duckworth, • Wittkower, Rudolf. Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. Cornell University Press, "The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend.

Possessed of enormous talent and ambition, these two artists - one trained as a sculptor, the other as a stonecutter - met as contemporaries in the building yards of St. Peter's in Rome and ended their lives as bitter enemies. As for the rivalry between Borromini & Bernini, one would have a hard time finding it that dramatic based on Morrissey's telling.

As an introduction to either architect, this book is adequate. As further reading for those with intermediate to advanced study in art, art history or architecture, your time would be better spent elsewhere. Show synopsis This is the true story of the great rivalry between the 17th century architects, Bernini and Borromini, and how their antagonism changed the city of Rome and created the Baroque.

Talented, driven, and ambitious, each man spent his career trying to outdo the other. NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with author Jake Morrissey about his new book The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry that Transformed Rome. The book. Morrissey J () The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry that Transformed Rome.

New York: HarperCollins. Portoghesi P () An unknown portrait of Borromini. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome at Read honest and. P ortico. Borromini vs Bernini. Everybody knows that the four statues representing the great rivers of the Earth, in the central fountain of Bernini's sculpture for the Piazzo Navona in Rome, are either looking away from the extremely nearby façade of Borromini's Sant'Agata in Agone or regarding it in horror, because Bernini and Borromini were rivals.

The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome. i got it at B&N I was going to suggest "The Genius in the Design " too. Really enjoyed that book!Editions for The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome: (Hardcover published in ), (P.