Expansion, New York, Usa
Artist Paige Bradley created this piece in Manhattan as a symbol of spiritual and intellectual freedom.
The Veiled Virgin. Mid-19th century
It’s hard to believe that Giovanni Straza carved this gorgeous Virgin Mary from marble. Her veil seems incredibly realistic.
Pietà, St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican
Michelangelo Buonarotti was truly one of a kind. He created Virgin Mary and Jesus using marble when he was just 24 years old.
Colossus, Florence, Italy
This god of the mountains is so life-like it seems he’ll stand up any time. Italian sculptor Giambologna created him back in 1500s to commemorate Italy’s Apennine Mountains, hence the name of the god – Apennino.
Blessed Ludovica Albertoni, Rome
This funerary monument is now located in the Church of San Francesco a Ripa in Rome. Lorenzo Bernini’s genius is evident in each and every fold of Ludovica’s garment.