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Church. Bonaventure: photo, description Eglise Saint-Bonaventure de Lyon)

In 2010, the Lyon Church of St. Bonaventure was the place for the installation, created by artist Pascal Martin tayi. His work was represented by a relatively high column of pots, and were part of a large exhibition of Cameroonian artist. However, the bucket arrangement so was not liked by the townspeople that were destroyed is unknown.

Perhaps the installation seemed to them offensive, because the Church of St. Bonaventure is an old city landmark, also known as the former burial place of the Saint. Medieval theologian, Franciscan Giovanni Fidanza, after death, canonized by the Catholic Church canonized, recognized as one of the great fathers of the Church, died 1274. In 1434 his remains were moved to Lyons the Church of St. Francis, and his hand was sent to the temple in his hometown of Bonaventure. However, in the years of religious wars and French revolution relics suffered a sad fate - they were desecrated and burned during the arson of the temples.

The Church of St. Bonaventure, also belonged to the Franciscan order, Bonaventura, and he was his General. His name, according to legend, Giovanni Fidanza allegedly received, while still a baby. Francis of Assisi, which brought a weak child, blessed him with the words: "Buona Ventura" (i.e. "happy fate"). Officially, the name "Bonaventure" was assigned when joining the Franciscan order in 1243. Bonaventure died during the Second Lyons Cathedral, which was attended as legate of the Pope.

During the following centuries the Church was ruined several times, but each time it was restored. Today, under the arches of the Church going lovers of organ music in order to hear the sound of the antique instrument.