Sean Scully’s Paintings Installed at Spanish Monastery

July 6th, 2015

Santa Cecilia de Montserrat monastery received Irish-American painter, Sean Scully’s generous donation of 22 of his artworks for permanent installation. His brightly colored paintings of block and bands, along with red, ocher, and blue stained glass and frescos, will complete the restoration of this 1,000 years old monastery. “ This is the most significant exhibition probably I’ve ever done” said the internationally established artist; “ This is going to be there for 1,000 years”. Scully’s intention of “adding a little joy to the chapel” grew incrementally as the importance of this exhibition grew with each piece he adds to the installation.

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