There was a lot of talk last week of the sculptures by artist Timothy Schmalz when his sculpture “Jesus the Homeless” was blessed by the Pope on November 20th. Prior to that, he couldn’t get any church to display the sculptures. But of course, since the artist and his work got recognition by the Pope, someone has decided that the sculpture (a resin version) may be worth something.
It’s sad that an artist’s work only has value once someone says it has. The art hasn’t changed, just the perception.
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