Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond

Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond

Almost four centuries after its creation, Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s 'Ecstasy of Saint Teresa' (1652) remains the supreme emblem of religious visionary experience and the Baroque sensibility in art.
Understanding ecstasy to encompass states of exaltation beyond the sensuous suffering of Bernini’s sculpture, 'Ecstasy: Baroque and Beyond' brings together older depictions of ecstasy with more recent works focused on the transcendence of normal consciousness, including trances, moments of expanded ...

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