Rome Was: Rome from Piranesi to the Present

ORO Editions

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SKU:
9781943532148
Author:
Randolph Langenbach
Publisher:
Oro Editions
Publication date:
2019-11-27
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
136
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Langenbach, who became known for his photographic documentation of the Textile Milltowns of New England, Great Britain and India, and has now turned his attention to the iconic historic landscape of Rome. The book will be designed so that it can be used, not only by scholars, but also by tourists and travellers in Rome. The book will be designed so that it can be used, not only by scholars, but also by tourists and travellers in Rome. Guides readers on a modern-day version of the 18th Century Grand Tour that was originally inspired to a great extent by Piranesi's extraordinary art Publishes photographic views that have previously not been possible. angenbach, who became known for his photographic documentation of the Textile Milltowns of New England, Great Britain and India, under a series of grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, has now turned his attention to the iconic historic landscape of Rome. Inspired by the extraordinary engravings of the ruins of Ancient Rome by Giambattista Piranesi, Langenbach uses modern-day digital photography to document the same views that Piranesi captured over a quarter of a millennium ago, displaying some of the most iconic ruins of an ancient civilisation on the planet.