The wooden angels of Ignazio Mura, Oristano
Ignazio Mura is a great sculptor I discovered not long ago in Oristano, lovely city on Sardinia‘s western coast. His mission is to create fantastic figures, when I went to see him he’s was just carving an angel out of a trunk while he was rescuing a soul from purgatory.
That time his work was in danger because the local council didn’t have a proper space to devote to him, where he was when I took these pictures was a small room without electricity. Today he’s not there anymore, I heard he had to stop carving because he doesn’t have the financial means to do it and apparently the council doesn’t have a room with simple facilities where Ignazio can set up his workshop.
Ordinary administration that is becoming the rule rather than the exception.