Commemorative Gold Currency-medal Of Iubilaeum 2000 - Jesus Christ For SaleThe ArtistOmar Galliani (Montecchio Emilia, 1954; lives and works in Montecchio).Galliani has long been noted for his into the value of signs and his commitment to the deciphering of the meaning of the world.Hiscreative endeavor is based on remarkable technical experimentation and agreat depth of inventiveness and ideas, making him one of Italy's most important painters.Driven by his radical artistic nature and by his profound ascesis of knowledge, he has achieved a powerful sense of the material and a dominance of awareness overimagination. His art is, for these reason, a poetic hymn to the first dawn of the cosmos and of the subject.
The WorkIn representing Jesus Christ, the artist builds a fullness of light from opaque raw materials, through an artistic effectwhich embodies the concept of awareness as radical metamorphic illumination.Jesus is presented as pure, earthly presence, focussing athree-quarters view of his face, physicallyyouthful and modern. This is lapped by the tongues of the divine fire in a clear physical andmetaphysical correlation.This image is accompanied by the incision of Saint Bernardino of Siena's celebrated monogram of the Holy Name: Jesus Hominum Salvator (Jesus Saviour of Mankind).The direct andsynthetic correlation of language and image underlines the concept of the holiness and saving mission of Jesus. Galliani has concentrated the whole edifice of human memory and historical experience in the intensity and significance of this face. The expression on Christ's face is illuminated by the energy of the divine fire and revealed by the creative force of the artist.
World wide exclusive right of the coins-medals with the official lofo of the Great Giubileo of year 2000.The only issue to the world with the official guarantees of the Holy See.Gold medal 18 carats.
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