Archive for January 2nd, 2011
EGGS, BASKETS, CLAWS, LAURELS
EGGS, BASKETS, CLAWS, LAURELS

On the lovely Jana Vandergoot’s counsel, reading George Hersey’s The Lost Meaning of Classical Architecture, and now much better equipped to see the melee encased in so-called classical building conventions: eggs and doveclaws in moldings, in Doric columns marches of nude warriors, or in colossal figures, columns; in Ionic volutes locks of hair, below their […]


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