Artist bio

AUGUSTO PODEROSI was born in Rome he works eclectically in the fields of figurative and audiovisual arts he started his activity in the laboratories of scenography to the Cinecitta Studios. Sculptor, painter and restorer to the holy see he realizes numerous artistic patronage for the Basilica Papale di S.Paolo Fuori le Mura, di S.Antonio di Padova , Basilica Del Cristo Re (Rome) for the Vatican City and various other Roman churches. Refines the knowledge on sacred themes graduating from the Pontificio Ateneo Benedettino of' Liturgical Institute of Sant'Anselmo. From 2000 to 2003 he was the artistic director of the laboratory of art to the Basilica di S.Paolo Fuori le Mura carrying out tasks of master of sacred and liturgical art to the Benedictine monks of the monastery he worked on the restoration of the portal of the Basilica for the Jubilee 2000. In 2008 is the first artist has receive permission to expose sculptural installation “Corpo di Luce” v=PKMek_dLCHU&t=3s, at the Basilica of S Pietro in Vincoli at Rome under the eyes of the Statue of Moses by Michelangelo, exposure sponsored by the Institute of IMAIE. Collaborator of famous advertising agencies of the caliber of Movie Magic he is also choreographer in combat film and actor for spot directed by Tony Scott and Rob Cohen he has also collaborated, with directors like Mario Missiroli e Ugo Gregoretti for the theater Argentina and the theater Valle.The great passion for cinematography leads him to collaboration as the actor with some of the major Italian directors debuting with Federico Fellini, in Ginger & Fred, Damiano Damiani, Carlo Lizzani, Mauro Bolognini, Lamberto Bava, Giancarlo Nanni, Sergio Martino, Pal Sandor, Stefania Sandrelli; For tv Claudio Calicari, Paolo Poeti, Gianni Lepre, Paolo Fondato, Giulio Questi, Giuliana Gamba, Renato Di Maria, Marco Serafini, Paolo Bonora, Angela Redini, Carlo AlbertoPinelli, Paolo Monico Sebastian Leda e Francisco D'amorim Lima. In 2016 is the winner for the financing for High Formation of Film Acting delivered by Audiovisual Institute to achieve the first Cinematografic Martial Combat as Artistic Director and fight Arranger. The format was held at the and was broadcast throughout the world. Lecturer at the University of Cinematography in the field of Cinematographic Martial Combat.





Artist Statement

The work represents a moment in the book of Revelation, where the archangel Lucifer after his rebellion against God is defeat, is brought in front of God his father. It is shown here as an egg is a symbol of cosmic totality. And in front of the presence of the Father Creator, Lucifer covers his face in the sense of total shame for the act of treason. The mirror at the bottom is the reflection of God that reflects all the things of the world, and Lucifer is reflected in it, and is judged not only by God but by the whole of creation also represented with the material surface of gold that is divine light. Light even more powerful light emanating same Lucifer, whose meaning is "the One who shines over all" hence the title of “THE JUDGMENT“which is the condemnation of the same Lucifer who is favorite son, to his fall into hell.

Title; THE JUDGMENT Execution 2001 Measuring 98x50 framed 113X66 Mixed technique; casting bronze - agate stone - brass plate - ostrich egg.

How it fits into contest

The work is connected to the contest as its theme is the battle between good and evil and where the angelic celestial hosts win over darkness. The scene is related to the ancient biblical testament.


I offer my availability to carry out sacred works in any part of the world.

How to Purchase this Artwork

the purchase of the work can be done through the Amedeo Modigliani Foundation The official value of the work is € 20,000 which can also be made by donation.

Other Goods & Services Available from this Artist

I offer my availability to carry out sacred works in any part of the world.

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