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Simon Schama's Power of Art

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2/8. Bernini. In the 1630s, the young Gian Lorenzo Bernini's prodigious art helps Rome capture imaginations, and souls. A dashing cavalier and personal friend of Pope Urban VIII, Bernini is in the ascendant. But in the late 1640s, with Urban dead and cracks appearing in the bell tower Bernini has built for St Peter 's, he is usurped by his arch-rival Borromini.
Bernini needs a miracle to restore his fortunes. So he creates one, in marble - The Ecstasy ofSt Theresa. Director/Producer Carl Hindmarch
Repeated with signing next Thursday on BBC1
Press the red button straight after the programme to see sculptor Antony Gormley share his view of Bernini, and explore other UK-based artworks that have a connection to the artist. You can also watch the film on bbc.co.uk/powerofart
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Unknown: Gian Lorenzo
Unknown: St Peter
Producer: Carl Hindmarch
Unknown: Antony Gormley

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Simon Schama's Power of Art

BBC Two England, 27 October 2006 21.00






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