Images of Christ: by [MODERN CHURCH ART] DEVONSHIRE-JONES Tom, {editor}

Images of Christ: Religious Iconography in Twentieth Century British Art

Northampton St Mathews 1993

80pp illustrated with colour and b/w plates. Small 4to. Book design by Richard Hollis. The exhibition was curated by James Huntington-Whitely. A catalogue, with essays by Frances Spalding, George Pattison, Rowan Williams and Tom Devonshire-Jones. The exhibition brought together examples of modern painting and sculpture dealing with Christian themes.to mark the centenary of the parish church of St Matthew, Northampton. It paid tribute to Walter Hussey (1909-1985), who was vicar of the parish from 1937 to 1955. He commissioned two major works for the church; Madonna and Child(1943-44) by Henry Moore (known universally as The Northampton Madonna. and Crucifixion (1946) by Graham Sutherland.

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