a tale of a few cities

Yves Klein, Ex-voto to sainte Rita de Cascia

Posted in Art, Sculpture by petercombe on November 10, 2010

Yves Klein, Ex-voto to sainte Rita de Cascia, February, 1961: Yves Klein traveled to Cascia in Italy, to place an ex-voto in the Saint Rita Monastery. The object would only be rediscovered in 1980 in the Monastery’s storehouse of offerings.

A nun of Cascia’s monastery showing the ex-voto to sainte Rita de Cascia presented by Yves Klein in February 1961.

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