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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


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


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


The Obelisks of Rome, Part IV

I’ve saved the best for last.  It may not be the largest obelisk in Rome, but it sits in the most magnificent of places, smack dab in the middle of… 279 more words


An Artist a Week: Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Week 55: Gian Lorenzo Bernini
“Apollo and Daphne: Love in Vain”

I don’t cover much art that wasn’t created in the last 200 years, but I feel like trying to talk about sculptures (or appreciating women) without mentioning Bernini has been blasphemous thus far so I’m ending 2016 with a mea culpa. 335 more words

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