Category Archives: Architecture

AA Alley

The shape of a city changes more quickly than the heart of a mortal, and this is why, since Baudelaire, the city has served as a source for poetry. — Vincent Kaufmann

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Papal Basilica of Saint Mary Major

1753 View of sculptures on the facade of Santa Maria Maggiore Fuga, Ferdinando Photographer: Emily Shaw Image Source: Photography by Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History, Columbia University

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Celestial Entertainer

India, Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh; 10th century  An Indian text on temple art notes the auspicious importance of these figures: “As a house without a wife, as frolic without a woman, so, without the figure of a women the monument … Continue reading

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