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Did Peter sit here? Dizzying but unified, light and gold glorify this sacred place.
Gasp! Stone floats and light pours down from—where, exactly? Bernini creates a theatre for spiritual experience.
Over 60 feet tall, this daunting bronze canopy is part architecture, part sculpture—and part beehive.
Duck! This slingshot may never fire, but Bernini fools us. We can feel David gathering strength to battle Goliath.