ART and DESIGN
Great sculptor artists
Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Gian Lorenzo Bernini, known as Le Bernini, is an Italian sculptor, architect and painter. He was born in Naples on December 7, 1598 and died in Rome on November 28, 1680.
Bernini is the main artist of Baroque art. His works are
characterized by the search for movement, the twisting of shapes and the effects of illusion.
He had started with decorative and architectural creations, which caught the attention of the popes in Rome. At the beginning of the 17th century, Bernini began to be recognized as a talented sculptor famous in Italy, before becoming famous in the world.
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