No one before Bernini had managed to make marble so carnal. In his nimble hands it would flatter and stream, quiver and sweat. His figures weep and shout, their torses twist and run, and arch themselves in spasms of intense sensation. He could, like an alchemist, change one material into another - marble into trees, leaves, hair, and, of course, flesh.
Simon Schama’s Power of Art: Bernini
Ming Xi by David Slijper for Vogue China September 2013.
Alicia Vikander by Billy Ballard for Wonderland Magazine
Joaquin Phoenix - I Walk the Line
Alicia Vikander by Brooke Nipar for GQ
Mia Wasikowska photographed by Georges Antoni (for Sunday Telegraph Magazine)
"My love for Heathcliff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight, but necessary. Nelly, I am Heathcliff! He’s always, always in my mind: not as a pleasure, any more than I am always a pleasure to myself, but as my own being." - Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights