Friday, March 14, 2008

The Entombment

Adrian Wiszniewski (b.1958)
Stations of the Cross: The Entombment (1999)
Linocut on tenjin paper
Height 62 cm Width 50 cm
Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The Scottish artist, Adrian Wiszniewski executed a series on The Stations of the Cross. This is one of the fourteen panels.

It is a modern treatment of the events of the Passion of Christ.

The figures are clad in modern dress, but stand outside time and space, and appear to us as universal ‘types’ beyond the confines of any specific culture.

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