Tag: Bernini

Rome’s Fountains, Brought to You By…

Recently, city officials in Rome unveiled the Barcaccia fountain, which had been under wraps for the past year so it could be cleaned. The Barcaccia is now gleaming, as you can see in the photo above, and provides a pleasing visual for all those tired souls taking a breather on the Spanish Steps.

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Bernini Up Close and Close To Home

If you’re not taking a trip to Rome, the former stomping ground and site of many works by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, don’t fret. Approximately 57 of the Baroque artist’s marble sculptures will be on display at the Getty Museum through October 26. The highlight of the show, according to David Littlejohn in his Wall Street …

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Papal Basilicas of Rome: Santa Maria Maggiore

Continuing with with Rome’s Papal Basilicas, today we will profile Santa Maria Maggiore.

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