Neoplatonism at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome

Hendrix, John (2010) Neoplatonism at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome. In: The humanities in architectural design. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 160-171. ISBN 9780415551144, 0415551145

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This essay examines the role that Neoplatonic philosophy played in the artistic theory of the Accademia di San Luca in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Rome, and the subsequent influence on art and architecture.

Keywords: Neoplatonism, Accademia di San Luca, Rome, disegno, Federico Zuccari, Plato (Republic), Aristotle (Metaphysics), Plotinus (Enneads), Thomas Aquinas (Summa Theologica), Marsilio Ficino (De amore, Theologia Platonica), Pietro da Cortona (Santi Luca e Martina), Carlo Maderno (St. Peter’s), Francesco Borromini (San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane), Giulio Romano (Palazzo del Tè), Michelangelo (Porta Pia), Florence, Platonic Academy, Gian Paolo Lomazzo, disegno interno, disegno esterno, concinnitas

Keywords:Seventeenth century Rome, Sixteenth Century Rome, Neoplatonism, Digitised
Subjects:K Architecture, Building and Planning > K100 Architecture
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Architecture)
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Deposited On:03 Mar 2011 22:07

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