Author(s): Xavier Bray; Jose Luis Romero Torres
-This first monograph of Pedro de Mena shows incredible details and remarkable images of the artist's hyper-realistic sculptures Pedro de Mena y Medrano (1628-1688) is the most highly regarded master of Spanish Baroque sculpture, on a par with his contemporaries, the great seventeenth-century painters Vel zquez, Zurbar n and Murillo. Mena's contributions to Spanish Baroque sculpture are unsurpassed in both technical skill and expressiveness of his religious subjects. His ability to sculpt the human body was remarkable, and he excelled in creating figures and scenes for contemplation. This first monograph of Pedro de Mena shows incredible details and remarkable images of his hyper-realistic sculptures, full of passion. In addition to text by curator Xavier Bray, Pedro de Mena also features important contributions by Jos Luis Romeo Torres, curator of the exhibition Pedro de Mena, to be held in M laga in 2019.