13 September 2012

Jesus over Chicago

One of the main features of the Sky Chapel is this woodwork carving of Jesus weeping over the city of Chicago. The whole work was carved from a single piece of wood. There is another work by the same artist in the ground floor chapel of Jesus weeping over Jerusalem, but I think the Chicago work is more special. Photo taken in August 2012.


  1. That is a very dramatic piece of art! Is this what they call a diorama?

  2. Love the detail on the carvings. Is that wood or gold?


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