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NURIA TORRES SCULPTOR

SANTA TERESA SIN EXTASIS

The Ecstasy of Santa Teresa is one of the greatest accomplishments of the entire Baroque art. The facial expression of the Santa Teresa picks up right moment of intense physical pain mixed with pleasure described herself in the “Book of Life” (1562), which tells how an angel appeared to him in a dream and across his chest an arrow of divine love causing a feeling of pain and joy simultaneously leaving faint and suspended in the air, levitating above the clouds.

The mouth of the Santa is sealed and the instant of Ecstasy is interrupted, Santa Teresa holds the breath that causes your pleasure …… masterpiece of Baroque art is reinterpreted and transformed into a new language to capture an aesthetic contemporary.