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Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by SoCal2NYC, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Fashion Hayzus

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    Just bought this from my friend Gio Peter Black "Michael Phelps Needs My Help" [​IMG]
     


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    zjpj83 Distinguished Member

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    I think that the most beautiful object ever made by the hands of mankind is Michelangelo's Pieta.

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    I agree that it's very beautiful.
     


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  4. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Fashion Hayzus

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    Just bought this from my friend Gio Peter Black

    "Michael Phelps Needs My Help"


    [​IMG]
     


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    I think that the most beautiful object ever made by the hands of mankind is Michelangelo's Pieta.

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    Agree that it's beautiful, but Bernini is not to be brushed aside. The man could make marble look like flesh.

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    toothsomesound Distinguished Member

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    Bernini is considered to be the more skilled sculptor I think. Though I feel Michelangelo communicated emotion and violence almost exceedingly passionately, love his exaggeration, especially in this one: [​IMG]
     


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    Agree that it's beautiful, but Bernini is not to be brushed aside. The man could make marble look like flesh.

    [​IMG]


    I remember gazing at this for like 30 minutes at Villa Bourghese (or whatever its called) in Rome. Simply amazing.
     


  8. SoCal2NYC

    SoCal2NYC Fashion Hayzus

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    I remember gazing at this for like 30 minutes at Villa Bourghese (or whatever its called) in Rome. Simply amazing.

    Hands in your pockets? [​IMG]
     


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    gomestar Super Yelper

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    Hands in your pockets? [​IMG]

    Ha! There is that minor yet super creepy detail regarding the fact that the sculpture depicts somebody getting raped...
     


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    Ha! There is that minor yet super creepy detail regarding the fact that the sculpture depicts somebody getting raped...

    It is obviously ,so called date rape.
     


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    gomestar Super Yelper

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    A face of concentration:
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    IMO the most accessible and best buys in art today is photography.

    It is also a "dying" art, at least so far as gelatin silver printing and large format negatives are concerned.
     


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    Mr. Moo Boxercise Toughguy

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    Is anyone familiar with this signature? Any ideas about who this "Mason" is? If not, I would like some direction as to where to go to find out. Thanks. [​IMG]
     


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    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Is anyone familiar with this signature? Any ideas about who this "Mason" is?

    Did you ever actually stop participating in the forum? Your goodbye thread was blatant false advertising.
     


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