AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

07 December 2016

Happy birthday, Bernini.

Bernini, David (detail), 1623


Gian Lorenzo Bernini was born on this day in 1598.

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.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Simon Schama's Power of Art, "Bernini" ...

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