Off the Shelf: Cammy Brothers

September 02, 2008

Cammy Brothers, associate professor of architecture, "Michelangelo, Drawing, and the Invention of Architecture." Yale University Press.

August 28, 2008 -- Unlike previous studies, which have focused on the built projects and consider Michelangelo's drawings only insofar as they illuminate those buildings, this book analyzes his designs as an independent source of insight into the mechanisms of Michelangelo's imagination. Brothers suggests that some of Michelangelo's most radical ideas remained on paper.

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