THE FAMOUS late-gothic artist Master Pavol from Levoča has moved to Bratislava. Since April 7, visitors to the Bratislava Castle have been able to closely admire his wooden sculptures, which they can continue doing until August 31.
Though the exact origin of this significant sculptor is unknown, as is his full name, he is considered one of the leading artists to have worked in Slovak territory and has inspired artists worldwide. He is most famous for the 18.6-metre-high Jacob's Altar, the tallest such altar in the world, which sits in St Jacob's Church in Levoča.
19. Apr 2004 at 0:00