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Arts Lecture - Bernini: Genius of the Roman Baroque by Dr Brendan Cassidy

Our June lecture focuses on the sculptures of Gian Lorenzo Berninion, which are some of the greatest works in marble and bronze in the history of European art.

Arts Lecture - Bernini:  Genius of the Roman Baroque by Dr Brendan Cassidy

About Arts Lecture - Bernini: Genius of the Roman Baroque by Dr Brendan Cassidy

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) is best known as a sculptor and architect. (He designed the marble colonnade in front of the Vatican.) This lecture will focus on his sculptures which are some of the greatest works in marble and bronze in the history of European art.

Brendan Cassidy gained his MA from Edinburgh University and his PhD from Cambridge. He has taught art history at Cambridge, London, Princeton and St Andrews, and lectures to academic and other audiencies in the UK, the rest of Europe and the USA. His publications include: Politics, Civic Ideals and Sculpture in Italyl c. 1240-1400 (2007), Studies in the Illustration of the Psalter (ed. with Rosemary Muir Wrigth, 2000) and Iconography at the Crossroads (ed. 1992). He has also published numerous articles in British, American, Italian and German art journals.

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