Which reminded him of the baroque sculpture
he remembered from Prague.
The TV talkmaster presents John Donne as a modern poet, and at the end of the novel there is a description of Bernini's baroque sculpture
The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, which can be seen as a metaphor for the simultaneity of sexual intercourse and mystical experience.
Among the artists that Challis Davy felt had to be included were the Italian master of Baroque sculpture
, Gianlorenzo Bernini, whose extraordinary "Ecstasy of St.
One of the revelations of this first exhibition in the UK to combine Spanish baroque sculpture
and painting--aside from the transcendent artistry of such sculptors as Juan Martinez Montanes and Juan de Mesa--is the close interaction that existed between the media.
Because studies of Roman baroque sculpture
usually concentrate on large marble and bronze statues, tombs, or portrait busts, smaller works in bronze, silver, or gold are often neglected.
Du Quesnoy is perhaps an extreme example of the practice of Roman baroque sculpture
, illuminated by Montagu's work, which involved not only collaboration (as in Du Quesnoy's role as a sub-contractor to Bernini for putti on the columns of the baldacchino in St Peter's) but also a certain promiscuity in the exchange of models.
For instance, Lee Bul's Amaryllis, 1999, is a brilliantly baroque sculpture
, but its connection to "media" is purely thematic-based on stylistic appropriations from Japanimation and retro-f uturistic warrior action figures.
Roman Baroque Sculpture
for the Knights of Malta Keith Sciberras Fondazzjoni Patrimonju Malti, Valletta, 33.
This month she is selling six choice pieces of Modern art to fund her newer passion for renaissance painting and baroque sculpture
Over the past 15 years the Manhattan collector has acquired works by the likes of Veronese, Dossi Dossi, Joos van Cleve, Luis de Morales and Bernini--and helped found the Medici Archive Project, Now Sotheby's hopes to realise over $61m for her through the sale of works by Kandinsky, Mondrian, Brancusi, Leger and Picasso.