House representations in the Hogwarts Great Hall.
If we learned anything from the Mayans, it’s that if you don’t finish something, it’s not the end of the world.
Kerry Callen explains what happened right BEFORE that iconic moment on the cover of Action Comics #1.
I NEVER IMAGINED
Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell (detail), Anne Vallayer-Coster, 1780.
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