Monday, 25 February 2013


Cinematic architecture 

A three part series on BBC4 9pm on Saturday and repeated in the week (see link), also on iPlayer

Baroque art and architecture across Europe from St. Peter's in Rome to St. Paul's in London. The first episode includes extraordinary work by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Andrea Pozzo. The upper photograph is the ceiling of Sant'Ignazio, Rome by Pozzo (painted between 1685 - 1694). The lower photograph is 'Extasy of Saint Teresa' in the Cornaro chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome (1652)