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Bernini (Penguin Art and Architecture)

by Howard Hibbard

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages256
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ISBN 100140135987
ISBN 109780140135985

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This book is a thorough discussion of the sculptural works of Gianlorenzo Bernini by probably the pre-eminent scholar of Baroque art. It is filled with superb photographs, mostly black-and-white. This is a scholarly work as well as being very visually appealing/5(50). Apollo and Daphne is a life-sized Baroque marble sculpture by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between and Housed in the Galleria Borghese in Rome, the work depicts the climax of the story of Apollo and Daphne (Phoebus and Daphne) in Ovid's : Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Bernini's work, however, was about to enter a new phase. In , Barberini, his friend and patron, was elected Pope Urban VIII. As Bernini's son Domenico relates, the new pope summoned the young Author: Arthur Lubow. But his book is not a revisionist polemic. Bernini’s faults and the cruelty and duplicity of his world are presented as features of the carnival that was Baroque Rome. Mormando’s tone remains buoyant and homey (not to say hokey) throughout: ‘Ah, the fickleness of love.


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Bernini (Penguin Art and Architecture) by Howard Hibbard Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a thorough discussion of the sculptural works of Gianlorenzo Bernini by probably the pre-eminent scholar of Baroque art. It is filled with superb photographs, mostly black-and-white.

This is a scholarly work as well as being very visually by: 6. Bernini book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gian Lorenzo Bernini () was the most influential sculptor of his a /5. Gianlorenzo Bernini (), architect, painter, but above all sculptor, had a career that spanned almost three quarters of a century.

He worked under six different popes and was instrumental in the ornamentation of Baroque Rome, from the colonnade of St. Peter to the fountains in piazza Navona and piazza di Spagna, from the many stunning sculptural groups in Reviews: Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian artist who Bernini book perhaps the greatest sculptor of the 17th century and an outstanding architect as well.

Bernini created the Baroque style of sculpture and developed it to such an extent that other artists are of only minor importance in a discussion of that style. Bernini was an accomplished architect and occasionally painted. Except as these talents relate to sculpture Hibbard is silent.

There is scant coverage of the subjects personal story A fine primer for understanding the contribution of one of the greatest sculptors in history; this short book, replete with black and white photos, also helps to /5.

La obra de Borsi sobre Bernini es un clásico de la historiografía sobre la arquitectura barroca en Italia. La lectura de su arquitectura la realiza desde el supuesto berniniano de la unidad de las artes visuales, concepto atravesado por el teatro como cualidad de sus propuestas.

Su arquitectura del exceso, como forma de hacer elocuente el poder de la Roma Triunfante de. “Franco Mormando’s fascinating book is a welcome addition to the Bernini literature. It Bernini book both a biography of the artist and a portrait of Roman Baroque culture.

Though written for a general audience, it reveals an impressive command of the specialist scholarship—in art. Sina Bernini Bristol is rated "Very Good" by our guests.

Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(). Gian Lorenzo Bernini () was the most influential sculptor of his ve and skilled, he virtually created the Baroque style.

In hiseligious sculptures he excelled at capturing movement and extreme emotion,niting figures with their setting to create a single conception ofverwhelming intensity that expressed the fervour of Counter-Reformation ty and 5/5(1). David is a life-size marble sculpture by Gian Lorenzo sculpture was one of many commissions to decorate the villa of Bernini's patron Cardinal Scipione Borghese – where it still resides today, as part of the Galleria was completed in the course of seven months from to Artist: Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini was born inthe sixth of thirteen children of Angelica Galante and Pietro Bernini. Bernini's childhood was spent in Naples and he began sculpting from an early age working closely with his father, a successful Mannerist sculptor who carried out prestigious commissions in Naples and later Rome.

This book is a thorough discussion of the sculptural works of Gianlorenzo Bernini by probably the pre-eminent scholar of Baroque art. It is filled with superb photographs, mostly black-and-white. This is a scholarly work as well as being very visually appealing/5(54).

Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Patronage of Urban VIII: With the pontificate of Urban VIII (–44), Bernini entered a period of enormous productivity and artistic development.

Urban VIII urged his protégé to paint and to practice architecture. His first architectural work was the remodeled Church of Santa Bibiana in Rome. "The Bernini Bust" is a well-written art fraud caper, filled with likeable (though at times cliched) characters and a plot that clips along at a breezy pace.

The mystery is a bit too pat and easy to solve, and the novel has none of the magic /5(5). Based on her remarkable expert knowledge—technical, historical and aesthetic—of the physical fabric of St. Peter’s, Bernini and the Bell Tower is an awe-inspiring, laudable monument of scholarship, worthy of its subject McPhee’s book will long remain the definitive study on this topic.

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It's based on a /10(). "Gianlorenzo Bernini (), architect, painter, but above all sculptor, had a career that spanned almost three quarters of a century. He worked under six different popes and was instrumental in the ornamentation of Baroque Rome, from the colonnade of St.

Peter to the fountains in piazza Navona and piazza di Spagna, from the many stunning sculptural groups in. "Bernini's Beloved will definitively change the way people look at Bernini's portrait of a woman who turns out to be the descendant of a Pope Sarah McPhee argues that Bernini used his utmost artistry to convey Costanza's divine dignity as a new Venus, reconciling the background of this remarkable statue with its evident value in artistry and materials.

ssic book on Bernini, though still a valuable resource, has never been updated since its original publication in and the author's premature death; a vast amount of new information about Bernini has surfaced since then.

It also accepts too readily the whitewashed, hagiographic depictions of Bernini, his patrons, and of Baroque Rome as.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .About this Item: Phaidon Press, London, Hardcover.

NO DUSTJACKET included. Brown cloth over boards; pp.; 98 bw figures; bw plates. Extremely well-illustrated book of Bernini's works; Specific sections devoted to his early works and Borghese patronage, religious imagery, portrait busts, the artist's work in St. Peter's and the Vatican, and fountains and .