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Roberto Cardinale

 (20th century)
Roberto Cardinale was active/lived in New Mexico.  Roberto Cardinale is known for sculptor-religious buildings.

Biography   Roberto Cardinale


Roberto Cardinale builds small churches, missions and synagogues out of wood. The finished sculptures are handsome, semi-rustic earth-toned structures.

It was natural for Roberto Cardinale to choose to build places of worship. For five years he was a practicing Benedictine monk and from this evolved his interest in religious architecture. All of his sculptures are tributes to spiritual places, "the intense, physical manifestation of a community's beliefs".

Although Roberto spends many long hours researching these historical buildings, his houses of worship are not meant to be built exactly to scale. The weathered effect is achieved by a great deal of carving, scraping, staining and painting. Using artistic li   ...  Displaying 750 of 2973 characters.

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