A new look for a dour old Boston cathedral ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff Artist Donald Lipski checked out his work before it is hung in the pediment above the entrance to Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston on April 27. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff The sculpture by Donald Lipski titled “Ship of Pearl” sat on the street before the move to the pediment. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff A crane hoisted the sculpture to the pediment of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, on April 27. Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff The Very Rev. Jep Streit viewed the installation of the artwork at Cathedral Church of St. Paul in Boston, April 27. Dina Rudick/Globe Staff The Cathedral Church of St. Paul's new nautilus-shaped light sculpture was lit up and tested out on April 28. Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff St. Paul’s was designated a cathedral and became the seat of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. Today, it also serves large groups of Muslims. Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff The pediment's new look at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul on May 3. Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff The new pediment sculpture on The Cathedral Church of St. Paul was viewed by many in the city on May 3.