Barcelona's Sagrada Familia

untitled (gilt holes) 2007

This is a large detail of the arcaded ceiling of the nave of Gaudi's extraordinary Sagrada Familia in Barcelona. The backlit holes, haloed with gilt rays perhaps 60 meters above the floor, seem to suggest openings in the heavens, even to an unbeliever like me.

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Published on May 14, 2007 8:08 PM.

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