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Peter Howson - the influence of religious imagery
Contemporary Scottish figurative artist Peter Howson discusses his use of religious imagery and the inspiration for this from his personal experience. He describes his drawing of a crucifixion scene at a very young age and goes on to talk about his religious vision following treatment for drink and drug addiction in 2000. This clip is part of a longer documentary following Howson over a two-year period during which he works on a painting of Scottish saint John Ogilvie; a commission from St Andrew’s cathedral in Glasgow. This clip was first published on the Madness of Peter Howson programme page. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
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