Vincenzo Scamozzi

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  • The Architecture Of The Italian Renaissance

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    Theatre architecture in Italy was most exciting during the Italian Renaissance. So we are going to look at the architecture of three very important theatres from the Italian Renaissance and see how they not only influenced each other but also how they have influenced the architecture of theatres today. We are going to start in Vicenza, Italy with the Teatro Olimpico, make our way over to Sabbioneta, Italy to the Teatro all 'antica and then end up in Parma, Italy where the Teatro Farnese is located

  • Essay on La Rotonda

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    La Rotonda One of the great architects in time was Andrea Palladio, who was made famous for his magnificent Villas built in Italy in the fifteen hundreds. To do so he drew from the Greek and Roman’s architecture, studying many of their finest works, to create his masterful villas. This process would develop into a style of architecture, which became known as Palladianism. This style has inspired buildings which have dominated the landscape for the last four hundred years. These buildings

  • How Did The Renaissance Transform Literature?

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    Jackson Pollock Mr. Vandebunte World Studies 27 October 2014 How did The Renaissance transform Literature? The Renaissance transformed today’s political and cultural themes along with Shakespeare’s plays by changing how they used English or their native language. The Renaissance was a re-awakening from the dark-ages. The word renaissance literally means rebirth. The Renaissance was fueled my soldiers returning from the Crusades. There was a spark of interest in artwork after. It used to be all

  • What Does The Appalachian Mountain And The Teatro Olimpico?

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    What does the Appalachian Mountain and the Teatro Olimpico have in common? They are the oldest surviving of its kind. The Teatro Olimpico. Located in Vicenza, Italy, it is the oldest theatre surviving from the Renaissance. Designed by architect Andrea Palladio, its construction started in 1580 and took five years to create. It was designed as a miniature indoor Roman theatre that can fit up to 3,000 people. This theatre had a lot of unique features that exuded Italian Renaissance. The stage was

  • The Life and Work of John Calvin and Galileo Galilei Essay

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    John Calvin was born July 10th, 1509, in Noyon, Picardy. He was raised up in a staunch Roman Catholic family. Early in his life, Calvin’s father was employed by the local bishop as an administrator at the town’s cathedral. With this newly acquired job, John Calvin’s father wanted Calvin to be a priest. Due to the fact that his family had close ties with the bishop and his noble family, Calvin’s classmates in Noyon were aristocratic and culturally influential in his childhood. At the age of fourteen

  • The Influence Of Renaissance Theatres

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    Today, it is not that common for society to take in interest in Renaissance Theatres which is a shame considering how much time and work go into designing and building this beautiful buildings. Today there are only three Renaissance Theatres lasting in existence. It is astounding to read that only three of theatres are left. It must have taken a lot of planning and hard work in order to make those theatres perfect and last as long as they have. One of Italy’s greatest architects, Andrea Palladio

  • How Did Maggiore Church Survive?

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    and was called the greatest architect of the sixteenth century in northern Italy. In 1570 “The Four books of Architecture, made Andrea one of the most influential figures in western art history”(Encyclopædia Britannica) After he passed in 1580 Vincenzo Scamozzi took over the build of the church until 1610 when it was finished.In venice

  • The Empire Of The Eye Analysis

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    The video“The Empire of the Eye” taught me about the visual perspective. This form of art was created in Florence, Italy by Brunelleschi and he called it the linear perspective. The key component was that parallel lines converge at the vanishing point. The first artist that used this method that interested me was Bramante who expanded the size of the chapel wall in the Church of Santa Maria for San Satiro. He made a high vaulted roof which appears to extend far behind the alter. However, when you

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