Italy - A portrait of Don Bosco seven meters high in Agnelli courtyard

18 June 2021

Turin, Italy - June 2021 - A portrait of Don Bosco was made in the courtyard of the “Edoardo Agnelli” Salesian house in Turin. The work of art, about 7 meters high, was created by Frenky Abrams, aka "Encs18", using only spray cans. The artist attended the Salesians of "San Luigi" from the third grade Elementary to first Junior High where he met the figure of Don Bosco: "I must say that I lived fantastic years, which I do not forget: years that made me grow a lot. And I must also say that this commission took me back a bit to the past and was my symbolic tribute to that period." "Only a boy who has really lived the Don Bosco experience in a Salesian house can become an artist capable of making Don Bosco's eyes so expressive. From today those eyes will speak to our kids in the yard. The educational relationship is a play of glances, the gaze of those who take care of us," comments Fr Gianmarco Pernice, SDB, director of the oratory.




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