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Baroque Grandeur of Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Works at the Basilica of St. Peter’s

Saturday, December 01, 2018, 11:30am - 01:30pm
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Venue - Sir Dorab Tata Gallery

Questions this lecture will address: Who was Gian Lorenzo Bernini? What does the term “Baroque” mean? What is a basilica? How is New St. Peter’s related to Old St. Peter’s? What do the terms “concetto” and “bel composto” mean and how are they related to Bernini’s work? What is Bernini’s contribution to the art and architecture of St. Peter’s?