The expat adventures of a Texas family living in Penang, Malaysia
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Moments Immortalized in Stone
Walking through the Galleria Borghese in Rome, you will marvel at its collection of classical and Baroque statues. The sculptors drew their inspiration from mythology and the Bible. David with his eyes intensely focused on Goliath and his arms pulled back to hurl that stone? Check. Apollo chasing Daphne while she turns into a tree rather than be his gal? Check.
Sculpture at the Galleria Borghese, Rome
Then there's this. It's a bit of a less grand subject. I shall call it "Something is Stuck in my Foot."