The Greeks beat out Bernini

Roman 1st cent adHerm 2I was in Rome at the Villa Borghese a few years ago and was astounded at the Bernini sculptures. The fluidity of motion mesmerized me. These Hellenistic marble statues of hermaphrodites from about 170 AD are just as luscious. The Pergamon exhibit at the Met Museum – 2016. The Greeks started it all.

 

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