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  • n  Italian sculptor and architect of the baroque period in Italy; designed many churches and chapels and tombs and fountains (1598-1680)
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  • 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 ...
    June 21, 2013 - Artist Daily

  • Walter Veltroni in Globe and Mail
    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... Ron Howard Apr 6, 2009 9601 13366 bernini 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...
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Zenit News Agency
    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.

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