2020 – Unexpected arising of the shape within my hands, as if it wanted to appear by itself in a state of mental emptiness, beyond any intention.
Opening the eyes, the Crucifix was actually completed; nothing remained to be done but minimal refining.
The vision, in the sequence of creation of the works BETHLEHEM’S CROSS, MARIA, TAU, made me realize that this Crucifix was already present in them, therefore it could only arise in my hands, in the end by itself, unexpectedly.
Iconic, according to the MOMA’s Glossary of Art Terms:
having the character of an icon, i.e., an important and enduring symbol, an object of great attention and devotion