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Lecture Series: Lowlife/Highbrow: Bernini and the Art of Baroque Rome

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a lecture on Gianlorenzo Bernini given by  Father Gregory Waldrop, S.J., the chair of Loyola’s Art Department. Gianlorenzo was a coddled prodigy and the darling of the Papal Court who created the Baroque style of sculpture. His works furthered the ambitions of some of the 17th century’s most powerful patrons from popes to kings. Crimes, controversies, and failures threatened Bernini’s superstar status during his lifetime, but upon his death, praised his genius and reputed his piety in almost equal measure.  Explore the intrigue, violence, and splendor of Bernini’s Baroque Rome.

The lecture is free for AICC Members and a suggested donation of $10 for non members.

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Organizer

American Italian Cultural Center
Phone:
504-522-7294
Website:
www.AmericanItalianCulturalCenter.com

Venue

American Italian Cultural Center
537 South Peters Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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Phone:
504-522-7294
Website:
www.americanitalianculturalcenter.com