artist tuesday: antonio canova

Honestly, I know nothing about this man except that I saw one of his sculptures (the one below) at the Louvre and instantly fell in love with it.  Melissa was with me so she understands exactly what I mean.  It’s just so delicate and emotional as it catches the exact moment that Psyche is revived.  And now that I think about it, sculptures are really awesome.  Just the amount of labor and precision that goes into all of them is mind blowing.  I would probably go crazy chiseling away a big rock.  I mean Canova took a giant hunk of marble an created this:

"Psyche Revived by Love's Kiss"

A masterpiece. So incredible, huh?

Welp. That’s all I have for you today.


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