Martyrs and Saints

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This is a very creative series of drawings with paper cutouts by Andrea Mastrovito. His artwork is currently being exhibited at the 1000eventi gallery.

Notes about Mastrovito’s art show (published in a press release by 1000eventi ):

Inspired by the Martyrology of the Basilica of Santo Stefano Rotondo painted in Rome by Pomarancio, and by the crude list of martyrs and torments provided by Jose Saramago in the final pages of his “The Gospel According to Jesus Christ [.]” Mastrovito seeks primordial motivations of martyrdom, stripping them of their aura of legend […]

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Artwork © Andrea Mastrovito

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