Papal visit

Benedict XVI was the 265th Pope, a position in which he served dual roles as Sovereign of the Vatican City State and leader of the Catholic Church. World leaders in high end boutique design and fit outs “Stag Shopfittings”Melbourne   were commissioned to manufacture the impeccable 60’s inspired Liturgical Furniture for the Papal visit to Australia in 2008. When they called, I was hanging my exhibition in the Jimbaran Bay, Bali, Four Seasons Resort's, "Ganesha Gallery with its dialogue on the uniquely Balinese Goddess, Dewi Sri. So, a few days and a flight later I was at Stags’ Melbourne factory applying the various gold leaf metals to the Papal throne, Ambo, and Alter to have it all gold gilded in time for shipping to Sydney for the major events of his "World Youth Day, Australia "visit.

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