The Catholic Tradition Podcast: Episode 37 – Sculpting Two Benedicts


Could 8, 2019

The younger Italian sculptor Jago is greatest recognized to Catholics for
his marble bust of Pope Benedict XVI, which the Pope himself
awarded with a pontifical medal. Upon Benedict’s resignation, Jago
radically reworked the piece into its present type, Habemus
Hominem
. On this episode Jago discusses the which means of marble,
how he needed to train himself as a result of his artwork professors opposed
finding out the nice masters of the previous, and his revolutionary use of
social media as a brand new, decentralized type of patronage.

Hyperlinks

Jago on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jago.artist

Video of Jago remodeling his bust of Pope Benedict https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqVwRookYJ0

Article on Habemus Hominem
https://cruxnow.com/vatican/2018/02/21/shirtless-statue-pope-benedict-causes-art-sensation-rome/



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