Borromini’s disconcerting prospective
Borromini was one of the most creative architects of the Baroque era in Rome, both in terms of style and technical innovations. He designed numerous buildings and churches which have … Continue reading
I finally made it to St Ivo alla Sapienza ……This famous church, considered to be Borromini’s masterpiece is only open from 10am to 12pm on Sundays, the rest of the … Continue reading
More Borromini or rather Bernini?
Francesco Borromini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini were opposite in everything: character, personality, artistic style, and tastes yet they both created the Roman Baroque style. Their respective works are present all … Continue reading
More Borromini, more churches
The other morning I got up at 6am to visit a church…. that’s the kind of thing one does in Rome! Not any church though, one designed by Francesco Borromini: … Continue reading
I developed a sudden passion for Borromini’s work. It took me five years to start looking at Baroque Rome (too much to see for one city), and all I can … Continue reading