Irving Morrow

Irving F. Morrow, an American architect, was born Oct. 28, 1884.  Morrow was primarily responsible for what you like when you look at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.  Assigning credit for various aspects of the Golden Gate Bridge is a difficult and sometimes...

Giorgio Vasari

Giorgio Vasari, an Italian painter, historian, and architect, was born July 30, 1511, in Arezzo. If you took art history courses in college, you probably recall Vasari as the author of Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, one of our principal sources for biographical...

Inigo Jones

Inigo Jones, an English architect, was born July 15, 1573.  Jones is noted for being the first to introduce Italian Renaissance architectural style, in particular the style of Palladio, into Great Britain. Renaissance architecture has been called Vitruvian, and also...