bernini bernini

Definition(s):

  • (n) Italian sculptor and architect of the baroque period in Italy; designed many churches and chapels and tombs and fountains (1598-1680)

News

  • Do You Shy Away From This Painting Approach?

    Figurative realism and allegory go hand in hand. Allegories—complex narratives built on layers of symbolism—are what allow works by Caravaggio, Titian, Bernini, Dürer, and Vermeer to carry resonance and remain intriguing centuries after they were created. Even though the power of storytelling is well known, allegory isn't always an easy sell in our contemporary world, which may explain why some ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Artist Daily

Quotes

  1. "What's so great about a Robert Langdon adventure is that it stimulates so much curiosity and research. You read the book or see the movie, then you go to the library or on the internet - you want to understand Bernini, Galileo, their relationships...
    on Apr 6, 2009 By: Ron Howard Source: Indiantelevision.com

  2. Of Rome, Walter said: "This is a city where you can go from Bernini to Michelangelo to Julius Caesar to Meier. This is what we want to protect, Rome's double identity. The city is a rigorous protector of its past but allso driven towards the...
    on Jul 2, 2007 By: Walter Veltroni Source: Globe and Mail

  3. "In 1663, after the colossal architectural modifications [......] of Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the door was moved to its current position [......] between the colonnade of St. Peter's Square and the Constantine Wing," Benedict XVI explained.
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Zenit News Agency

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