Arts And Humanities Through The Eras. The Age of the Baroque by Edward Bleiberg

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Borromini built the church at the end of a long courtyard for a school that later became the University of Rome; from the outside, the structure’s dome and cupola appear as if they were a ziggurat, an ancient stepped pyramid dating from Mesopotamian times. These designs had become known in Europe during the sixteenth century, but only Borromini ventured to make such bold use of this shape. The footprint of the church is in the form of a six-pointed star, although, inside, Borromini’s alterations to this shape quickly become apparent.

1675 Building commences on the new Cathedral of St. Paul’s in London. When completed in 1710, it will be the largest church in England and one of the largest in Europe. 1676 In Paris, construction of the Church of the Invalids begins on the grounds of a military hospital. The church will be completed according to designs set down by Jules Hardouin-Mansart, and its gilded Arts and Humanities Through the Eras: The Age of the Baroque and Enlightenment (1600–1800) Architecture and Design dome will be a recognizable landmark on the Parisian cityscape for centuries to follow.

1623–1644). These included the famous baldachino and sculptural decorations for St. Peter’s as well as a series of tombs for Roman notables, and a large number of stunning fountains located throughout the city. A student of urban design, Bernini’s sculptural fountains ennobled many Roman squares and gave the city numerous attractive focal points. In this way he achieved one of the visions that Renaissance designers had longed for: the creation of handsome monuments set in attractive public squares where city dwellers might meet and congregate.

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