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 (bər-nē′nē, bĕr-), Giovanni Lorenzo or Gianlorenzo 1598-1680.
Italian sculptor and architect. A master of the baroque style, he is noted for his flowing, dynamic sculpture, such as Apollo and Daphne (1622-1624), and his designs for many churches, including portions of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.


(Italian berˈnini)
(Biography) Gian Lorenzo (dʒan loˈrɛntso). 1598–1680, Italian painter, architect, and sculptor: the greatest exponent of the Italian baroque


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Giovanni or Gian (dʒɑn) Lorenzo, 1598–1680, Italian sculptor, architect, and painter.
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Besides critiquing de Lubac's attempt to rehabilitate the Augustinianism associated with Enrico Noris and Gianlorenzo Berti, Lonergan concedes that the hypothesis of a "state of pure nature" is a "marginal theorem," even while disputing the late Scholastic arguments from the gratuity of grace and the freedom of God.
Examples of ingenuity are too numerous to enumerate in a short presentation; it should suffice to mention the historically, technically, and artistically diverse select, short list of geniuses of Apollodorus of Damascus (2nd century AD), Abbot Suger (12th century), Villard de Honnecourt (13th century), Filippo Calendario (14th century), Leonardo da Vinci (15-16111 centuries), Raphael Santi (16th century), Gianlorenzo Bernini (17th century), Nicolai Eigtved (aka Niels Madsen) and Domenico Merlini (18th century), Bela Lajta and Adolf Lang (19th-20th centuries), Frank Lloyd Wright (early 20th century), Renzo Piano (20th-21st centuries), Zygmunt Skibniewski (20th century), Frank Gehry (20th-21 centuries), and many others.
For too long, the architectural accomplishments of Pietro Berrettini da Cortona (1597-1669), widely acknowledged as a leading painter and decorator in Rome (and Florence) from the 1630s-60s, have been eclipsed by the more spectacular achievements of his contemporaries, Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini.
The Angels and Demons tour takes you round various sites that in the novel are alleged to have been put there by the mysterious Illuminati, a secret sect of anti-Christian scientists and philosophers, which included people like Galileo and Gianlorenzo Bernini, whose architecture of course almost defines Rome.
Gianlorenzo Bernini was the subject of two monographic biographies, each begun prior to his death in 1680: the first by the biographer and art critic Filippo Baldinucci (1682), and the second by the artist's youngest son Domenico (1713).
He has always been a model to Fred, himself an engraver, typographer and designer, who likens Tyson Smith's work in Liverpool to that of Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), the greatest Italian sculptor of his generation, the chosen one of popes, famed for the baldacchino at St Peter's, Rome.
Secondly we have Charles Avery's superb study of the great Italian architect, Gianlorenzo Bernini in Bernini: Genius of the Baroque ([pounds sterling]24.