Lamagna was the secretary for sculpture of the Pontifical Academy of Fine Arts and Letters, Virtuosi al Pantheon in Rome from 1998 to 2003. He is the creator of the processional hammer and cross used in 2000 for the Great Jubilee, which is now conserved in the Treasures of the Vatican museum. He participated in a collective exhibit in 2000 to which he contributed the Angel of Light now displayed in the State Basilica of Saint Mary of the Angels in Rome. He contributed the sculpture of Ecce mater Dulcissima in the 2003 exhibit in Rome to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the pontificate of Pope John Paul II. Between 2004 and 2006, Lamagna created the sculptures for the Dehumanitat exhibit at the European Parliament in Brussels. In 2007, he presented the exhibit Ora Nona at Palazzo Venezia in Rome. As of early 2009 he is “embedded" with a contingent of the Italian military as an art instructor to Afghan civilians in Herat, Afghanistan.

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Sculpture, Vanitas Vanitatum - Sculpture (bronze), Ernesto Lamagna

Vanitas Vanitatum - Sculpture (bronze)

Ernesto Lamagna

Sculpture - 179 x 74 x 54 cm Sculpture - 70.5 x 29.1 x 21.3 inch


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The year of birth of the artist is: 1945