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Art and Religion

New item (April 2019) The Council of Frankfurt and the Seventh Ecumenical Council Essay on the grounds, political and cultural, of the Carolingian opposition to the veneration of icons.

New item (February 2019) Maurice Denis: Writings on 'sacred art'

Sister Joanna (Reitlinger) and Maurice Denis - an Orthodox-Catholic encounter

Short essays on film

What's special about the icons of the Eastern Orthodox Church? Talk given in Brecon, June 2016. With illustrations.

An exhibition of my own work held in Oxford in November 2015

Vorticism - Abstraction and Empathy

Article mainly concerned with T.E.Hulme and his argument, influenced by Wilhelm Worringer's Abstraction and Empathy, that there is an intrinsic connection between an 'abstract' geometrical art and a religious view of the world.

Reflections on ‘Abstract Art’
Illustrated talk on some of the needs that resulted in the emergence of non-representational art.