Articles on this issue "sculpture"
The Galleria Borghese museum, one of Rome's jewels, hosted an usual guest from Florence during Holy Week. Verrocchio's statues of Doubting Thomas and Christ, usually found along Florence's …read more
Fascinated by the works of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí, Japanese sculptor Etsuro Sotoo discovered the Catholic faith while working in the Church of the Holy Family, in Barcelona. The …read more
By Elizabeth Lev Few images of Christ's passion rival the evocative Pietà. Though often associated with Michelangelo's statue of the same name in St. Peter's Basilica, the name "pietà" refers …read more
A photographic exhibition in the Charlemagne Wing of the Vatican Museums, next to St. Peter's Square, boasts a new perspective on Michelangelo's Pietà. The exhibition that opened Thursday is …read more
A photographic exhibition of Michelangelo's Pietà has arrived in Rome after a 10-year successful tour of Europe. Its author is Austrian photographer Robert Hupka, who died in 2001. Hupka had …read more
The art of a church or cathedral can lead to an individual's conversion. This is certainly the case of Japanese sculptor Etsuro Sotoo, who converted to Catholicism when he saw the …read more
The Vatican today denied a news report that Pope Paul VI had intended to sell Michelangelos "Pietà" and donate the proceeds to the poor. A press statement published by Vatican spokesman …read more