Posted in: Baroque, Baroque sculptore, Bernini, magical realism fiction, novel, novel writing

A new sculpture by Baroque genius Bernini

It’s almost like time travel exists! As it does in my new WIP, THE RENAISSANCE CLUB. We now have a new masterpiece by the inventor of the Baroque, seventeenth century artist Gianlorenzo Bernini (and one of my novel’s main characters). According to the New York Times’ article, the Getty Museum just came upon one of […]

Posted in: Baroque sculptore, Bernini, Costanza, love triangle, plastic surgery, Renaissance

Plastic Surgery in the Renaissance & Bernini’s Beloved

I’m working on a series of scenes in my novel about the great Renaissance sculptor Bernini and his mistress, Costanza, wife of one of his assistants in Bernini’s busy sculpture studio. Bernini had his servant slash Costanza’s lovely face after discovering she had slept with his brother. I found it hard to get into the […]