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Common Knowledge (2005) 11 (2): 350.
Published: 01 April 2005
... Augustan he called “the whole body of architecture” was to what show writing in that purpose theVitruvius’s shecontends that new imagination, ordera dauntless of monitoring skill analytic exceptional McEwen. With Indra than Man Vitruvian circle. cosmic fi that square secular...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 553–554.
Published: 01 August 2002
... human, humanly intelligent acts cannot be “made explicit” with the language of concepts or the concepts of language. Any good painting. Any good music. Any sculpture or architecture. For all of these to fail as central examples of Homo sapience...
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Common Knowledge (2010) 16 (1): 150–151.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Philip Gossett Paul Eggert, Securing the Past: Conservation in Art, Architecture, and Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009), 302 pp. Duke University Press 2010 Little Reviews Mark S. Schantz, Awaiting the Heavenly Country: The Civil War...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 516.
Published: 01 August 2009
...James Trilling Alain de Botton, The Architecture of Happiness (New York: Pantheon, 2006), 280 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (3): 488–489.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Yael Shapira For scholars of the Gothic, thinking about buildings and books together is an ingrained habit. Not only did Gothic fiction emerge alongside the Gothic architectural revival, but the author of the first self-proclaimed “Gothic tale” was also the builder of what he called a “little...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 134–148.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Caroline van Eck At first sight, classical architecture, with its continuous revivals and reworking of the forms of Greek and Roman building, would appear to offer a privileged field in which to apply Warburg's central notion of the survival of classical forms ( Nachleben der Antike ) and his view...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 445–471.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in the American suburbs of the 1950s, and its popular and cultural manifestations. Taking Levittown as a starting point, modernist architectural principles have since its construction radiated into the mass-housing market and materialized in housing development projects that have led to the rise of suburbia...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Jeffrey M. Perl Anthony Vidler, Histories of the Immediate Present: Inventing Architectural Modernism (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2008), 239 pp. Duke University Press 2011 LITTLE REVIEWS Steve Pincus, 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, CT: Yale...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 320–321.
Published: 01 April 2008
... Romanesque Architectural Sculpture...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 174–179.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Paul Crossley This article traces the roundabout journey of an architectural historian from Cambridge to the Warburg Institute Library, via Cracow, Princeton, and Manchester. The author's early research, into German and Central European architecture, had little to do with Warburgian interests...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 530–550.
Published: 01 August 2013
... that can be observed as they emerge, mature, and rapidly decay. Central European modernism, represented here by Adolf Loos in architecture and by Arnold Schoenberg and Leoš Janáček in music, experimented with blurry regions between presence and absence, light and shadow, sound and silence. Loos disrupted...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 40–50.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of recent vintage. In the days when postmodernism was a technical term used mainly by scholars of art and architecture—and indeed, decades before then—professional historians were grappling with the incapacity of facts to write themselves into a universally satisfying, single version of history. Successive...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 149–159.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to the popularity of the exhibition with a diverse British public. Although the motivation for the exhibition emerged from political conditions and institutional circumstance, it had a lasting effect on the history of the study of English art and architecture. Wittkower and others turned to research...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (3): 411–423.
Published: 01 August 2013
... building and, in the process, inadvertently show that, to overbear various negative associations of blur and fog, the authors/architects grew self-contradictorily emphatic about the need to produce de-emphasis in architecture and in modern life. Perl shows how this self-contradiction appears also...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 188–191.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Notes on Contributors Christy Anderson is associate professor of art history at the University of Toronto. Her books include European Architecture, 1400 – 1600 (in the Oxford History of Art) and Inigo Jones and the Classical Tradition. Fusible...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (2): 198–213.
Published: 01 April 2004
... multiplied in literary genres and as well in painting, architecture, and building—mostly in Florence, which he was allowed to enter in 1428 when the ban on the Alberti How Not to Take Sides Sides to Take Not How...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (2): 333–356.
Published: 01 April 2002
.... Mark Girouard, Sweetness and Light: The ‘Queen Anne’ sad” Taylor, who advocated the “littleness of English Movement, 1860–1900 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1977), 15. For nature” (Girouard, Sweetness and Light, 14). a concise discussion of architectural representation in Vic...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 354–378.
Published: 01 August 2006
... especially in the Ile-de-France, “walls became merely merely became “walls Ile-de-France, the in especially ing into use in the new architecture of the twelfth century, 21 20 pleted; indeed, they could be eliminated entirely.” Eugène- after structed the basicof structure the building...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (1): 50–66.
Published: 01 January 2007
... bolted Corbusier and Blaise Pascal. word the used Vidlerhas Anthony of Le Corbusier arederanged. similarly More recently, theorist the architecture designs urban Fourier’sthe of and plan this that argues Serenyi phalansteries. each ing other, as inevitablywould, they would inmates...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (2): 208–220.
Published: 01 April 2008
... to - - - ­ - Perl • Devalued Currency: Part 2 213 Press, Press, MIT MA: (Cambridge, Stewart B. David ed. Kohso, 6 a brilliant commentary on the architecture of Ise Jing Ise of architecture the on commentary brilliant...