ArtBabble: Francesco Borromini en Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion: Palazzo Spada's Corridor, Part 5 <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 Architecture Empire of the Eye: The Magic of Illusion Francesco Borromini illusions Renaissance Art technology Materials and Process Objects European Art National Gallery of Art, Washington 7bf3873ea60acf8e Wed, 25 Aug 2010 16:07:07 +0000 s-sarraf 7378 at