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Kuks Via Crucis
Czech Republic

Calvary of 21st century

Country of Cross (Čestmír Mudruňka)

The Way is situated near Kuks. The whole project came from the initiative of sculptor Vladimir Preclík and was opened in the fall of 2008. In this "open-air gallery" you can see 15 modern sandstone sculptures by 15 different authors, which are implemented as a "reflection on the Cross, carried by the life of every man." It is not a traditional conception of the Cross, but rather the work of carrying a certain philosophical and religious overtones.

Names of all the statues and the names of authors:

Annunciation - Daniel Klose

Veronica's veil - Stanislav Hanzik

Miracle of Ascension - Vojtech Adamec

Crown of Thorns - Ellen Jilemnicka

Cathedral of Prayer - Vladimir Preclik

Holy Family - Jan Koblasa

Light in the Darkness - Ivan Jilemnický

Teardrop - Vaclav Fiala

Redemption - Jan Hendrych

Pieta - Marius Kotrba

Seeker - Michal Sarse

Country of Cross - Čestmír Mudruňka

Love pain - Jiri Marek

Gateway of Hope - Jaromira Nemcova

Obelisc - Jiří Kačer

(Source: http://www.turistika.cz/trasy/kuks-krizova-cesta-21stoleti-, see also http://www.podzvicinsko.cz/cs/tematicke-trasy/krizova-cesta-na-kuksu.html)

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