Cristo Velato, Giuseppe Sanmartino, 1753, Cappella Sansevero di Napoli - pleased to find a good pic of this work, the centerpiece of the chapel which houses many other extraordinary baroque sculptures plus the wax and thread models of the human blood circulation built over a male and female skeleton.

Cristo Velato, Giuseppe Sanmartino, 1753, Cappella Sansevero di Napoli - pleased to find a good pic of this work, the centerpiece of the chapel which houses many other extraordinary baroque sculptures plus the wax and thread models of the human blood circulation built over a male and female skeleton.

12/9/2015 Avola Avola, Sicily 36°55′N 15°08′E   Avola is a city located in the province of Syracuse, Sicily. After Avola was destroyed by an earthquake in 1693, the city was reconstructed in a new location using a geometric, hexagonal plan created by the friar architect Angelo Italia.

12/9/2015 Avola Avola, Sicily 36°55′N 15°08′E Avola is a city located in the province of Syracuse, Sicily. After Avola was destroyed by an earthquake in 1693, the city was reconstructed in a new location using a geometric, hexagonal plan created by the friar architect Angelo Italia.

''PIAZZA GRANDE DI PALMANOVA'' - centre of the star shaped Palmanova 16th century Renaissance city in Italy

''PIAZZA GRANDE DI PALMANOVA'' - centre of the star shaped Palmanova 16th century Renaissance city in Italy

Larung Valley,Serthar, Xizang (Tibet), China

Larung Valley,Serthar, Xizang (Tibet), China

Kintai Bridge, one of the oldest in Japan, seen from the top of the Iwakuni Castle. Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

Kintai Bridge, one of the oldest in Japan, seen from the top of the Iwakuni Castle. Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

Vertical Slums • Caracas, Venezuela

Vertical Slums • Caracas, Venezuela

Palmanova is one of the few ideal city layouts that was actually realized. From the air its formal, symmetrical layout is strikingly similar in its overall gestalt to a rendering of a generic version of one of Kasarda’s Aerotropoli: Although on a vastly bigger scale, the overall circular form, the street system, the center piece (here airport instead of city square) and the differentiation into different living and working quarters bear a striking formal and functional resemblance to…

Palmanova is one of the few ideal city layouts that was actually realized. From the air its formal, symmetrical layout is strikingly similar in its overall gestalt to a rendering of a generic version of one of Kasarda’s Aerotropoli: Although on a vastly bigger scale, the overall circular form, the street system, the center piece (here airport instead of city square) and the differentiation into different living and working quarters bear a striking formal and functional resemblance to…

melisaki: Nouakchott, Mauritaniaby Steve McCurry for National Geographic, August 1987

melisaki: Nouakchott, Mauritaniaby Steve McCurry for National Geographic, August 1987

Lucca - Toscana

Lucca - Toscana

Cortona, Province of Arezzo, Italy

Cortona, Province of Arezzo, Italy

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