8 edition of Bernini found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Richard Norton|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 217 p.|
|Number of Pages||217|
|LC Control Number||14020514|
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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 by: 6. 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 the churches and /5(19).
Bernini the man-in-full emerges emerges from Mormando's pages as in no other biography of the artist. Although the author is a scholar who displays an impressive command of original sources, there's not a pedantic sentence to be found.
This is a highly readable book for anyone interested in Bernini and, in a wider sense, in Baroque 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. 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 educate the reader on Italian baroque art/5.
The book is sparsely illustrated, which is unusual for a book fundamentally about architecture, the architecture of two men - the gracious, diplomatic Gian Lorenzo Bernini,( - ), who enjoyed the favour of popes and princes and lived easily in their company and Francesco Borromini,( - ), equally inspired as an architect but one for whom his patrons and the other movers and shakers in Cited by: 3.
Although the book does cover Bernini's masterpieces, "his Rome" is pretty much the emphasis of this book. It gives a clear background in the political and social climate of his times and the details of his personality and interactions and their impact on the creation of his art, as well as the Bernini book conception of art, which is theatrical and dramatic.4/5.
'First published inthis volume has never been topped for its clarity of discourse or the stunning beauty of its reproductions. It is the black and white photographs of Bernini's breathtaking sculpture that best capture the timeless wonder of their precision and vitality.' (Booklist)/5(54).
rows List of works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini The following is a list of works of sculpture. 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 Metamorphoses.
3 Critical reception. Bibliography. 5 Further : Gian Lorenzo Bernini. This is a fine book about Bernini's sculpture. It has multiple photos of the important works.
It groups sculptures into chapters by subject matter (busts, mystic religious, mythological, fountains, etc.) which makes sense.
The text is interesting, and includes quotes from Bernini's /5(12). Bernini book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
This comprehensive study of the sculptures of Gianlorenzo Bernini () foll /5(19). Gian Lorenzo Bernini has 14 books on Goodreads with 74 ratings.
Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s most popular book is Bernini. The Rape of Proserpina (Italian: Ratto di Proserpina) is a large Baroque marble sculptural group by Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, executed between and Bernini was only 23 years old at its completion.
It depicts the Abduction of Proserpina, who is seized and Artist: Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian artist who was 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.
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 Artist: Gian Lorenzo Bernini.
It also devotes studies to the critical reception of Bernini and to his relationships with friends and patrons (a dictionary of these is included at the end of the book). Accompanies an exhibition in Rome, Galleria Borghese, from 31 October to February Author: Anna Coliva.
Bernini: the sculptor of the Roman Baroque User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Wittkower's () book, first published in and updated in andderives from an Italian 5/5(1). Three things are needed for success in painting and sculpture: to see beauty when young and accustom oneself to it, to work hard, and to obtain good advice.
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.
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 los Papas, es. 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 monuments. 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.
Other Sculptures by Bernini. Here are a few of Bernini's most famous sculptures. - St John the Baptist () Sant'Andrea della Valle, Rome - Pluto and Proserpina () Galleria Borghese, Rome - Aeneas and Anchises () Galleria Borghese - Apollo and Daphne () Galleria Borghese - David () Galleria Borghese - S.
Bibiana at her Martyrdom () Church of S. Bibiana, Rome. World of BerniniThe - Time-Life Library of Art by R Wallace and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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. 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. Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the greatest sculptor of the Baroque period, and yet—surprisingly—there has never before been a major exhibition of his sculpture in North America.
Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture showcases portrait sculptures from all phases of the artist’s long career, from the very early Antonio Coppola of to Clement X of aboutone of. “Franco Mormando’s fascinating book is a welcome addition to the Bernini literature.
It is 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 history, literature, and history.
Mormando wears his learning. "The brilliantly expressive clay models created by Gian Lorenzo Bernini () as "sketches" for his works in marble offer extraordinary insights into his creative imagination. Although long admired, the terracotta models have never been the subject of such detailed examination.
This publication presents a wealth of new discoveries (including evidence of the artist's fingerprints. Giani Bernini. Known for offering an exquisite collection of handbags and accessories, Giani Bernini has plenty of tempting offerings for casual and formal occasions alike.
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And his artistic vision remains palpably present today, through the countless statues, fountains, and /5(2). This refers back to a biblical passage in the book of John where Christ instructs the apostle Peter to look out for members of His flock.
Implied in Bernini's bas-relief is the Catholic belief that papal authority was a divinely ordained responsibility, and that the pope could be traced back through unbroken succession to Saint Peter, and to.
“The silver thread throughout [Mangone's book] is the centrality of Michelangelo to Bernini’s self-conception as an artist and to Baroque art theory in general. The relentless pursuit of the Michelangelo gene in Bernini’s DNA illuminates the artist’s major works and probes the fundamental paradox of originality in imitation.”—Joseph.
"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 and power of Pears' "An Instance of the Fingerpost"/5(5).
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). [This book is an] essential [contribution] to Bernini studies, and because of [it], we know Bernini better.” —Matthew Knox Averett, Renaissance Quarterly “This new critical edition, the product of 10 years of research, effectively puts the lie to much of Domenico’s hyperbolic tale of genius, virtue and piety.
To visualize lifesize or colossal marbles, the great Roman Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini (–) began by making small, spirited clay models. Fired as terracotta, these studies and related drawings preserve the first traces of the thought process that evolved into some of the most famous statuary in the city, including the.
Franco Mormando’s fascinating book is a welcome addition to the Bernini literature. It is 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 4/4(2).
The Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini () almost singlehandedly created high baroque sculpture. His work in architecture, although more conservative, ranks him among the three or four major architects of the 17th century.
Gian Lorenzo Bernini was born in Naples on Dec. 7, His mother was Neapolitan. He was trained as a sculptor by his.Bernini's work, however, was about to enter a new phase. InBarberini, his friend and patron, was elected Pope Urban VIII. As Bernini's son Domenico relates, the new pope summoned the young Author: Arthur Lubow.About this Item: The Phaidon Press, London, Hardcover.
Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Second Edition. London: Phaidon Press, Second Edition. 12 x 8 ¾ inches. xi, pages, Index, Chronological Table, and Bibliography.
plates and more than a hundred text illustrations mostly from photographs taken for this book and includes a catalogue raisonné.