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Baroque sculptors were concerned with reflecting the inner workings of the mind. Carved figures were no longer objects, but subjects and individuals with their own personality and emotions, whether ecstatic or tormented. Hence, individuality, action, emotion, realism and expressiveness are integral features of baroque sculpture. The Baroque era was also an era of intense spirituality, and is often portrayed in sculpture especially within Roman Catholic countries where ecstasies and martyrdoms are common. The penultimate Baroque sculptor, Gianiorenze Bernini put aspects of his personal religious expressiveness into his statue of David.
Furthermore, sculpture could exist within an infinite suspension space of time. Sculpture was, in a sense, freed from its previous Renaissance constraints: works of art could be viewed from multiple angles, groups of figures could move around a central object or reach out into infinity.
In addition, Baroque sculpture also featured extra-sculptural elements such as concealed lighting or water fountains.
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