A Passion for Sculpture Podcasts
A podcast series showcasing the arresting power of sculpture. Each participant was asked to describe a work of art that so affected them on first seeing it they have never forgotten that moment.
The magnificent over life-size portrait bust of Niccolò Paganini by David d’Angers (1788-1856) surprised and inspired Emerson Bowyer, Searle Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture at the Chicago Institute of Art
The seductive and erotic marble of the reclining Endymion by Antonio Canova (1757-1822) is uncovered by Elyse Nelson, Assistant Curator, Dept European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Sir John Soane Museum, London transformed the viewpoint of Japanese Architect Yuichi Kodai when he first encountered it aged 17
A funerary monument by Silvio Cosini (c.1495- after 1547) at Volterra set the heart of Lorenzo Principi racing as he caught sight of it in the semi darkness of the church of San Lino
Entranced by one of the smallest sculptures at the Frick Collection, New York, Stuart Lochhead falls for a bronze Renaissance masterpiece by Riccio (c.1470-1532)