Permanent artwork

Corpus Angelicus

cast iron

“I created the sculpture called “Corpus Angelicus“ as a part of an exhibition of the same name which I had at Prague Castle in 1997. An angel is a constant theme for me, this mysterious being is actually present in all religions. It is a sort of a positive, ecumenical symbol and I am enticed to shape it and give it various forms and constantly retransform it. An angel has probably never been seen before but we may believe that it exists in some form and this always stirs my imagination. That is why “Corpus Angelicus“, a sculpture made of robust cast steel, in contrast to the notion of a totally unknown and elusive ethereal being. A sort of shell of the Angel, it can be understood like this. But I leave it to the viewer. I am glad that the object be installed in Břežany near the monastery and I hope that it will give joy to the citizens and maybe also a reason to pause and think.”

Stefan Milkov


Born in Bohumín, he completed his studies at the Secondary School of Applied Art in Uherské Hradiště and subsequently studied at the Sculpture Studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. Between 1987 and 1991, he was a member of the group Tvrdohlaví. He currently lives and works in Prague.


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