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Ο Βιασμός της Περσεφόνης

Ο Βιασμός της Περσεφόνης. Μάρμαρο. Ύψος 295 εκατοστά.

Πινακοθήκη Μποργκέζε, Ρώμη.Ο Gian Lorenzo Bernini, δημιούργησε αυτό το αριστούργημα, όταν ήταν 23 ετών, το 1621.

Πρόκειται για έναν από τους μεγαλύτερους εκπροσώπους της τεχνοτροπίας του ιταλικού Μπαρόκ, που διακρίθηκε τόσο στη γλυπτική όσο και στην αρχιτεκτονική. 6 more words


Chapter 7.1 Love and Mysticism

In the view of conceptual history, three terms are generally to differentiate: Agape, Eros, and Sex. According to the Israeli historian of religion Moshe Idel, … 627 more words

Magic Of Nature: On The Mystery Of Healing

Bernini disegnatore

The proceedings of the conference Bernini disegnatore: nuove prospettive di ricerca – held in Rome in April 2015 – have now been published. The collection includes initial results of my collaboration with Tod Marder on his new edition of Heinrich Brauer and Rudolf Wittkower, … 469 more words

Architectural History

The enduring influence of Bernini’s iconic sculpture

Almost four centuries after its creation, Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Ecstasy of Saint Teresa (1647–52) remains the supreme emblem of religious visionary experience and the Baroque sensibility in art. 127 more words

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“Three things are needed for success in painting and sculpture... "

“Three things are needed for success in painting and sculpture:

to see beauty when young and accustom oneself to it,

to work hard, and

to obtain good advice.”

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St. Teresa in Ecstasy by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1652)

Art has long been associated with human sexuality because the tap root reaches the magma of our common core.  With power at once compelling and inexplicable, sexuality both inspires and demands expression.  4,238 more words



Gian Lorenzo Bernini 

(Nápoles 1598 – Roma 1680).

Fue un escultor, arquitecto y pintor italiano que trabajó principalmente en Roma. Está considerado como el mejor escultor de su generación, creador del estilo escultórico barroco.  2,860 more words