The Choir of Light
Discover the Chapel of Light, created by the famous British sculptor Anthony Caro.
When contemporary art, architecture, historical heritage and a sacred place meet, it produces a stunning artistic work.
Partly destroyed by a fire during the Second World War, the gothic choir of the St. John the Baptist Church did not open before 1962. In 2000, the Ministry of Culture and Communication established a public commission in order to restore the choir of the Church.
Sir Anthony Caro, British sculptor, was seduced by the history and architecture of the place. The artist faced a double challenge: give a new life to this place and introduce the function baptistery. After 8 years of work, Anthony Caro created a stunning group of fifteen sculptures.
Anthony Caro uses raw materials: wood, steel, iron, stone, concrete …