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ICONIC SCULPTURES

Guido Dettoni della Grazia

Sculture iconiche | Esculturas icónicas | Escultures icòniques

According to the MoMa’s Glossary of Art Terms:

Iconic, having the character of an icon, i.e., an important and enduring symbol,

an object of great attention and devotion.

CROCE DI BETLEMME Bethlehem Cross | Cruz de Belén | Creu de Betlem - 1989 <click on image for link>

Fin dalla Sua nascita a Betlemme, la croce simbolo di vita e di salvezza è presente.

From His birth in Bethlehem, the cross symbol of life and salvation is present.

FRATELLO SOLE SORELLA LUNA - 1990

| nelle mani, il sole verso il cielo, la luna verso il cuore | within hands, the sun towards the sky, the moon to the heart | en las manos, el sol hacia el cielo, la luna hacia el corazón | en les mans, el sol cap al cel, la lluna cap al cor |

MUNK Monaco | Monje | Monjo | original sculpture shaped in wax | scultura originale modellata in cera - Chancy - Genève CH 1991

CHRIST - Digged and shaped within the soil of | Sacavato e modellato nella terra di Chancy | 70 x 40 cm - Genève CH - 1991

SEED | SEME | SEMILLA | LLAVOR - 1992

| the void within hands praying | il vuoto nelle mani pregando | el vacío en las manos rezando | el vuit en les mans, en pregar |

MARIA - 1995 /1998 <click on image for link>

The hand-held Icon of Mary

MARIA Stele

for a visual & tactile approach to the Icon of Mary



MARIA con la terra di Abomey | with the soil from Abomey - Bénin 1996

A hand-held icon of the Woman

SAKPATA Le Dieu de la Terre | the God of the Earth - Processus collectif | Collective process - Bénin , Africa -1998

<PDF> <click on image for link to video>

VOLTO DI CRISTO Face of Christ | Rsotro de Cristo | Rostre de Crist - 2000 <click on image for link>

to be seen with the hands only | da vedere solo con le mani

CRUZ DEL PEREGRINO Pilgrim Cross | Croce del Pellegrino | Creu del Peregrí - Santiago de Compostela 2003 <click on image for link>

TAU - Assisi 2004 <click on image for link >

The Franciscan Tau, the last letter of the Hebrew alphabet, becomes the Christic Body

SANT FÈLIX - Vilafranca del Penedès 2005 | <click on image for link> | Video original en Català - Subtitles in

English | Español | Italiano

NOTRE-DAME DE PONTMAIN <Livret de l'apparition> Sanctuaire de Pontamain - France 2008 <click on image for link to video>

CALICE E PATENA Chalice and Patene | Caliz y Patena | Calze i Patena - 2012 <click on image for link>

RESURREZIONE Resurrection | Resurrección | Resurrecció - 2015 <click on image for link>

SANTA APOLONIA MARTIR Saint Apollonia Martyr - patrona dei dentisti | patroness of dentistry - 2012

https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apolonia_de_Alejandría | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Apollonia

PARAR L'ALTRA GALTA | To turn the other cheek | Porgere l'altra guancia | Poner la otra mejilla - Barecelona - 2017

<click for link to PDF : Català - English - Italiano - Español >

CRUCIFIX

Images of the original created in wax beginning 2020. It unveils the evolution from the Bethlehem Cross and the TAU towards the Crucifix.