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Medusa: Bernini

Your "bad hair day" is not as bad as someone else's "bad hair day" (Gian Lorenzo Bernini, "Medusa", 1630 circa - Marmo, Musei Capitolini, Rome).

“Young Medusa” by JSimeth  The animal, awake, has no fictional escape from the Real because he has no imagination. Man, awake, is compelled to seek a perpetual escape into Hope, Belief, Fable, Art, God, Socialism, Immortality, Alcohol, Love. From Medusa-Truth he makes an appeal

In Greek mythology Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly into her eyes would turn onlookers to stone.

Philip by Giuseppe Mazzuoli (1705-11) in the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran

St Philip by Guiseppe Mazzuoli. 1 of the 12 Apostle sculptures found in San…

Medusa. Bernini. 1630 1 366×2 048 пикс

It's Art when it's intense; when you feel the pain the artist felt when crafting the matter. In Ancient Greece artists were defined by their sweat. No sweat, no art.

Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1630)

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo) (Naples, 7 December 1598 – Rome, 28 November was an Italian artist who worked principally in Rome.