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Podcast: When modern art meets religious iconography

Published 13 April 2015

How has modern and contemporary art responded to the visual narratives of Christianity? The former Bishop of Oxford speaks to Tim Marlow.

  • During the 20th century, a number of major artists produced work responding to traditional Christian imagery, a prominent strand in the work of Peter Paul Rubens. In this discussion, Professor Lord Richard Harries, the former Bishop of Oxford, and the RA’s Artistic Director Tim Marlow consider the question of whether modernism has turned out to be a friend or foe of religious art today.