Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
Guest Post on 3PP: Bernini’s “David”
I’m honored to have a guest post featured on Three Pipe Problem. It was really enjoyable to write this essay and reflect on my experiences with art history over the past several years. In this post, I particularly consider how my experience of viewing Bernini’s David changed the way that I approach, analyze, and experience art. Please join the discussion over there!
Given your interest in the baroque art of Latin America and of baroque art in general, I recommend you this book by Victor Ieronim Stoichiţă on the Spanish Art of the Siglo de Oro, called “Visionary Experience in the Golden Age of Spanish Art”:
The author (who also teaches art history, at present in Fribourg, Switzerland) has a markedly hermeneutical approach, in the continental-philosophy sense of the word.
Hello Bogdan! Thank you for the recommendation! I’m always looking for new books on Spanish and Portuguese art from the Baroque period. I look forward to reading this book. It will be a good complement to another book which recently caught my interest, “The Immaculate Conception in Spanish Art”: