ArtBabble: Andrea Palladio en Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion: Teatro Olimpico-Andrea Palladio, Part 7 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-institution"> <div class="field-label">Institution:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/partner/national-gallery-art-washington">National Gallery of Art, Washington</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>The Magic of Illusion</em>—presented here in a seven-part podcast series—is a film about how we see, what we see, or what it is we think we see. Al Roker guides us on a journey into the secrets of illusion, utilizing special effects to illustrate the artistic and visionary discoveries of the Renaissance. While Copernicus and Columbus were changing our understanding of the world, the Renaissance masters were dramatically changing the way we see that world. The film uses recent technology to look at old works in new ways.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Roker Andrea Palladio Architecture Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion illusions Renaissance Art Teatro Olimpico technology Vincenzo Scamozzi Materials and Process European Art Place National Gallery of Art, Washington 301b17b0ac71243c Wed, 25 Aug 2010 16:09:35 +0000 s-sarraf 7380 at