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La Sapienza, directed by Eugène Green

While not simple opposites, the two masters of Italian baroque architecture serve as dialectical energies of mind and body spiraling to a grand height in director Eugène Green’s 2014 film… 681 more words


My Sketchy Date with Bernini

“You must be in heaven!” my friend Toni messaged me. And she was right. She’d written in response to this photo (below) I’d posted of… 981 more words

Art History

Museo Borghese, Roma: 100 percent Concentration of Beauty

“Startling concentration of beauty.” A very bright phrase. I heard it in one of the series of Michael Portillo’s “Great Continental Railway Journeys.” He used it in his description of a famous city. 1,146 more words


Reason #5380 to love Rome: Bernini's home and studio

One of the (many) great things about living in Rome, Italy is keeping your eyes pealed for all the famous authors/composers/sculptors/artists who once called the Eternal City home. 215 more words