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Bernini

Gian Lorenzo . 1598--1680, Italian painter, architect, and sculptor: the greatest exponent of the Italian baroque
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The difference between Koons and Bernini--not the only one, many critics would say--is that Bernini drew his imagery from the Christian tradition and Classical mythology, Koons from the lowest-common denominator bric-a-brac of international industry and advertising.
Takashi Murakami's exquisite, life-size cartoon sculptures are Bernini all the way.
Fittingly, Bernini has come home to the Galleria Borghese, the former villa of his first patron, Cardinal Scipione Borghese, which reopened a year ago after bureaucratic red tape and restoration work had kept it closed for more than 13 years.
Bellori's fastidious temperament withdrew from Bernini like horns on a snail, but it appears that he considered Pietro da Cortona no less insufferable.
This is because his figures are intended to do something similar: they are not 3D images of people--like Berninis or Rodins--but a person-shaped marker in space, the index of where a human being has been.
The cardboard columns are arranged in an ellipse, a shape influenced, says Ban, by Bernini.
It's almost like sculpture," he explains, and indeed, bathed in his luxurious light, Guinevere, Amber, and Kate evoke Bernini marble saints, transfixed as if in an otherworldly trance.
Williams' observations about companies hiring free agents are reinforced by Greg Bernini, Division Director of Consulting Services, RHIConsulting (http://www.
Somewhat like the three tenors, the architectural triumvirate of Bernini, Borromini and Pietro da Cortona, who directed Rome's artistic production for almost four decades from the 1630s to the 1670s, dominate the show.
So one of the most dramatic and picturesque moments in the whole city has been carved up in space and time and made, I suspect, incomprehensible to people who have never seen the splendid sequence from the Piazza di Spagna with its Bernini boat-fountain to the twin-towered French church on the top of the hill.
Celebrated as the equal of Bernini in his lifetime and--as can be seen from his preeminent position on Walpole's cabinet--during the 18th century, Du Quesnoy has receded very sharply during the past two centuries to the extent that he is now known chiefly (thanks in part to chronic miscataloguing in the salerooms) as a prolific manufacturer of putti.