Tags » Gian Lorenzo Bernini

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican

It’s so easy to be overwhelmed by St. Peter’s – the space is so vast, even when full of tourists it doesn’t shrink down.

The baldacchino over the high altar at St. 246 more words


Palazzo Barberini

In 1625, then-Cardinal Barberini acquired a property from the Sforza family in Rome that had a vineyard and ‘palazzetto’. It was on this property he decided to build the Palazzo Barberini. 175 more words


The Courtesans of Rome: Part I

Courtesans! I’ve been waiting for the right moment to write about them and the time has finally arrived! I was super excited when a friend, … 1,148 more words


Anmerkung zu # 43. Kap. (Liebe: Mystische Gotteserfahrung) -- Teresa in Ekstase (Bernini)

Dieser Beitrag bezieht sich auf mein Magic of Nature Blog.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) schuf auch eine Terracotta-Gesichtsplastik der Teresa von Avila in Ekstase. Hierzu gibt es ein interessantes (animiertes) … 15 more words

Teresa Von Avila

Symbolism and the Appropriation of Myths

Rome, 25th June, 2015: Villa Borghese, Galleria and Gardens

On the Pincian hill overlooking the Fields of Mars in Rome abide two spectacular and very famous Renaissance pleasure palaces: … 1,366 more words

Art Appreciation And Criticism

Month of Art: Day 6 Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25

Here is my first sculpture entry. Gian Lorenzo Bernini , the most prominent sculptor of the Baroque period, was born 1598 in Naples, Italy and was the creator of the Baroque sculpture style. 575 more words

Thirty Days Of Art