Get Ready for the Upcoming ‘Beast Jesus’ Documentary

artnet news | Cait Munro:

Good news for fans of botched restorations: the famously flubbed restoration of Elías García Martínez’s 1930 fresco Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), is the unlikely subject of a forthcoming documentary titled Fresco Fiasco, produced by Sky Arts. It will air February 25. The doc comes as part of the channel’s “Failure Season,” which will celebrate ostensible art fails with unexpected results, of which the restoration known as “Beast Jesus” is a shining example… Read more

Image: Elías García Martínez, Ecce Homo (1930), and Cecilia Giménez’s infamous 2012 restoration attempt.

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