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How Bernini Outshines Even Michelangelo
"When Donatello and Michelangelo sculpted David, they transmuted his rock-throwing dynamism to monumental potential. Bernini's David actually swings the sling, his face all screwed up in concentration like yours or mine would be, with every little muscle picked out and straining. One tends to think there is a dimension missing, when in fact there is an extra dimension present: natural humanity." The Atlantic 01/13
Posted January 25, 2013 12:45 AM




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