Synopses & Reviews
Behind the heroic, historicfacades of Rome lies an intimate world that is rarely seen by outsiders.
Private Rome offers a colorful insider's view of the city's vibrant inner sanctums. Here are studios of artists and designers; classical, baroque, and modern apartments; extravagant villas and palazzi; the homes of leading art collectors; and gardens. For everyone enchanted by the ancient aura, the venerable architecture, and the legendary life of the Eternal city, Private Rome reveals the personal style of those who are privileged to live there.
Tours the apartments, villas, and palazzi that are accessible only to Italian natives or the elite.
About the Author
's photographs appear in many books, including Houses and Gardens of Portuga
l (Rizzoli, 1998) and Houses and Palaces of Andalucia
Elizabeth Helman Minchilli writes regularly for ARTnews, Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, and House & Garden. She has also lectured at NYU's Institute of Fine Arts.