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
YES. YES. BEST SCENE IN ALL OF DOCTOR WHO.
ROSE’S FACE IS PRICELESS
Billie is trying SO HARD not to break right there, you can tell. David is just WORKING IT and you can see her fighting not to laugh at him.
The bottom right gif is perection
HIS FACE IN THAT LAST BIT. AND HIS VOICE WHEN HE SAYS THAT LINE. I JUST CAN’T. IT KILLS ME EVERY TIME. GDI DAVID.