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:
to see beauty when young and accustom oneself to it,
to work hard, and
to obtain good advice.”
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
Whether in a small town or the most sprawling metropolis, simply walking around leads to unexpected discoveries.
Rome is an excellent example. Replete with buildings, monuments, art and even plumbing that originated over a span of thousands of years, the city delivers a ceaseless barrage of sights that bear investigating. 630 more words