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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

Art

GIAN LORENZO BERNINI: GENIO DE LA ROMA BARROCA.

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

Europa

Smoldering Stone: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Continued from previous post.

Passion is like a tornado, its frenzied whirlwind is felt in Bernini’s every sculpture. Bernini’s marble breezes passion, feeling known to him only so well. 436 more words

Life

Cold Stone, Hot Sex: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Gian Lorenzo Bernini,  also Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo (7 December 1598 – 28 November 1680), an Italian sculptor and architect, loved sex, was very fond of sex, and was one of greatest admirers of carnal pleasures. 228 more words

Life

An Elephant with an Obelisk(?) Bernini in Rome

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

Travel

Give Peace A Chance

Give Peace A Chance Mural at Rowlatts Hill Primary Academy

24.4 – 3.5.17

‘All we are saying

Is Give Peace A Chance………….’

A wall alongside the previously painted… 51 more words

Painting

El rapto de Proserpina | Gian Lorenzo Bernini

El rapto de Proserpina | Gian Lorenzo Bernini | 1621 – 1622 | Escultura | Barroco | Mármol | 225 cm | Galleria Borghese | Roma… 400 more words

Escultura