John Lobell Baroque Architecture




Lecture on Italian Baroque Architecture, for a History and Theory of Architecture course for Undergraduate Architecture students at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, given in 2013. Focus on Bernini and Borromini. We look at the cultural context, including the Counter Reformation, at developments in science, and at paintings as a parallel to architecture.

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  1. Karan Sunthpaul
    November 18, 2015
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    Hi, Mr John Lobell, I'm a second year architecture student at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in South Africa, and I absolutely love the history of Architecture course. Thank you so much for these amazing videos, I find them absolutely insightful, and not to mention incredibly helpful on some info that we may not have covered in class. Once again, thank you so much and I hope you continue to make many more videos for students like me.

  2. Sun Bell
    November 29, 2016
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    I am studing interior design and very interested in history of art and architecture but I always felt lack of substantial information available online… But I found your videos!) Wanted to thank you for your lectures – you have very cool channel that is doubtless one of the most interesting, useful and even funny ) Thank you so much!

    Please continue creating such invaluable content)

  3. The Watcher
    December 25, 2016
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    After touring the Martin House in Buffalo, I searched for Frank Lloyd Wright videos and found your channel. I enjoyed your videos on FLW so much that I'm watching all your videos. I especially enjoyed your comparisons of East and West perceptions. I'm not studying architecture, just appreciating and learning. Thanks for the interesting presentation all this information, Mr. Lobell. Has anyone told you that you sound like Chris Matthews on MSNBC? 😉

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