No one before Bernini had managed to make marble so carnal. In his nimble hands it would flatter and stream, quiver and sweat. His figures weep and shout, their torses twist and run, and arch themselves in spasms of intense sensation. He could, like an alchemist, change one material into another – marble into trees, leaves, hair, and, of course, flesh.
– Simon Schama’s Power of Art. Bernini
At QVB in the CBD 😉 (at Queen Victoria Building)
I’ve been living in Sydney for three years and she still manages to blow my mind. (at Sydney Opera House)