Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Frescoes Revamped at Ancient Roman Villa // From the NY Times' In Transit

Full article here // Excerpt below

By Elisabetta Povoledo

“A blinding vision.” That’s how the first century B.C. Roman architect and theoretician Vitruvius described the fresco technique popular during his time, and it’s an apt description for the newly revamped rooms of an ancient villa that is showcased at the Palazzo Massimo, part of the Roman National Museum.

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