A billboard depicting a nearly topless nun in Naples, Italy, is stirring up controversy as the city gets ready to host Pope Francis in a couple of weeks, Reuters reports. The way she holds a rosary to pray is also an attempt to cover up her breasts. Write to Olivia B. Waxman at olivia. A huge poster shows a model wearing jeans and part of a nun's habit, on a building in Naples, Italy on March 11, By Olivia B. Get The Brief. Sign up to receive the top stories you need to know right now. Please enter a valid email address.
If you do not see your local currency, your purchase will default to USD. Medium: High quality Fine Art Oil. Technique: Brush and Palette Knife. The writing has been carved when the paint was still wet. The edges are painted, Gallery wrap. It is wired, ready to hang on the wall. The painting comes with a certificate of authenticity. Patrick Bornemann.
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Marino Marini — completed his formal artistic education at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence, where he studied painting and sculpture. After having launched his career in the late s with sculptures that explicitly referenced archaic styles such as Egyptian, Etruscan, or pre-classical Greek art , Marini took up in particular the theme of the female nude. The continuous study of pure plastic forms through the female body becomes an occasion for him to conduct an independent and solitary research on the expressive possibilities of the nude model through a systematic comparison with the great sculptural tradition from antiquity, through the Renaissance, to Rodin. The years covered by this presentation — are characterized in Europe by a general and progressive loss of faith in the classical model; this crisis intensifies during World War II and the following period. Marino Marini, in the same years, continues to consider the classical nude as an inspiring theme. In the war years especially, Marino Marini subjects the bodies to a dramatic expressionistic deformation, as if wanting to react to the drama of historical events by measuring it in nudes, which remain his favorite subject of research. These sculptures will be seen alongside a series of small bronze nudes created by the artist in Tenero, Switzerland, in the late years of the war — , which represent the definitive crisis of the classical paradigm that was guiding Marini in the previous period. Reserve your visit here. Toggle navigation.
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