Borromini


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Borromini

(Italian borroˈmiːni)
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(Biography) Francesco, original name Francesco Castelli. 1599–1667, Italian baroque architect, working in Rome: his buildings include the churches of San Carlo (1641) and Sant' Ivo (1660)
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The same is true of Bernini, Borromini, Brunelleschi, Michelangelo ...
In another chapter, the scholar examines Borromini's church of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza (1642-1660) as both exegesis of Solomon's divine wisdom and architectural "poetry of the sublime" (p.
"Shaped Space--Embodied Space, Borromini's Baroque Architecture." From the Things Themselves Architecture and Phenomenology, edited by Benoit Jaquet, Kyoto UP, 2012.
La Iglesia de Santa Ines en Agonia en la Plaza Navona de Roma, del arquitecto Borromini (1599-1667), es un ejemplo paradigmatico de la arquitectura barroca; con su fachada concava flanqueada por dos torres construidas sobre tres niveles de pilastras que enmarcan un frontispicio de estilo antiguo.
Asi como la elipse--en sus dos versiones geometrica y retorica, la elipsisconstituye la retombee y la marca maestra del primer barroco -Bernini, Borromini y Gongora bastarian para ilustrar esta aseveracion--, asimismo la materia fonica y grafica en expansion accidentada constituirian la firma del segundo.
And further, if Sarduy could see a relation between Kepler's theory of elliptical movement and Borromini's architectural designs, and between the Borrominian ellipse and the hidden code of the anamorphic image, it is only because for Sarduy the structuralist theorist, language, no less than the pictorial image, called not so much for a reading, as a deciphering.