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Silly Tuesday: Gurutz Aldare (retired)
From 2000 to 2004 this was St. Peter's High Altar. It was executed by Eduardo Chillida, a renowned Spanish Basque sculptor. The overseer of the church was kind enough to lift off the veil a bit. (At lent, all liturgic treasures are veiled. They will be shown again at Easter.)
This altar is retired. 'Someone', the overseer didn't know who, suddenly sidelined it and interdicted its further use. And now you can find it literally on the sideline; a has-been altar who had to make room for a very modest desk that now serves as main altar. Chillida's work is now an art object only.