Charcoal drawing of the Pietà
05 December 2017Framed charcoal drawing currently on display in St Peter's Church, Hereford. The piece is for sale via sealed bid, all money to be donated to the Winter Shelter for homeless people run by the church. Box in the church for sealed bids, open until Wednesday 20th December.
For more information contact Richard
The drawing, set on the steps of a London tube station, addresses the issue of homelessness. It was created for an exhibition in which invited artists were asked to respond to a specific Lent/Easter theme with direct reference to existing works of art. Richard was given the Pietà and chose a contemporary video piece by Sam Taylor-Johnson who in turn referenced Michelangelo’s famous sculpture in St Peter’s, Rome!