Rome Day 10

Here we are into day 10 of my study abroad in Italy.  This trip has been awesome.  Today I saw some of the most inspiring works for me to date.  We went to the Borghese Villa and saw Bernini’s David, Apollo and Daphne, and Pluto and Persephone.  They were amazing.  I am not sure there […]

Rome Day 9

Our study into the Baroque period began today.  I have been looking forward to this for a long time.  I love Bernini’s sculptures his ability to translate surface textures into marble was unprecedented and a major breakthrough in his time.  Even by today’s standards he is genius in his sculpting abilities.

Hard to keep up.

It is hard to keep up with everything I have seen and am experiencing.  I find it hard to believe that I have been in Rome for a week now.  I have hundreds of photos to post and man thoughts to share.  I think I will have to restructure the way I am posting these […]

Rome Day 8

One week down, it is hard to believe that I have been in another country for a week already.  I am loving the time that I have had here, and have seen so many wonderful things. Today we spent at the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel.  I have pictures up until we enter the […]

Rome Day 7

We started our study of early christian art today.

Rome Day 4

Today I want to the Pantheon, the Roman Forum (Senate), and Basilica of Maxentius and Constantine.