Archive for the ‘sculpture’ Category

By Steven Siegman I was thrilled when I heard about the Bernini and Baroque Portraiture exhibition at the Getty. I consider myself an admirer; in my mind, what Michelangelo is to painting, Bernini is to sculpture.  About 3/4 of the collection is comprised of “Portrait Sculpture” or busts. There are also a few paintings and […]


If you bring up the work of Dale Chihuly at a cocktail party, you are bound to be met with energetic praise from his devoted followers or pained looks and eye rolls from his critics.  I have found that people either love or hate the intricate, multi-colored blown glass and have yet to meet someone […]