The Attentive Artist

Volume 35 no 1 September / October 2020 – The Attentive Artist

Thirty three Arch Bridge (c1602, Isfahan, Iran) Thanks to the patronage of Shah Abbas 1, a period began in which richness of details, magnificence of colours and compositional imaginativeness found expression in complex buildings and above all urban development on a huge but serene scale of calm grandeur. In the magnificence of projects, their calibrated emotional impact and the convincing …

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