Coventry Cathedral Exhibition – Peter Marlow

15.09.2016

Designed by Johnson Naylor, the exhibition was held in the The Chapel of Christ the Servant at Coventry Cathedral. Showcasing photographs of the cathedrals of the Church of England by Magnum Photographer Peter Marlow.

Peter was commissioned by Royal Mail in 2008, to photograph six cathedrals celebrating the 300th anniversary of the completion of St Paul’s Cathedral. The resulting images of Lichfield, Belfast, Gloucester, St David’s, Westminster, and St Magnus in Orkney were issued as a set of six commemorative stamps.

Once the commission was complete, Peter was inspired to continue the project and in the following four years shot all 42 of the cathedrals of the Church of England.

Coventry Cathedral Nave: East interior wall towards Chapel of Christ the Servant, including The English Cathedral exhibition by Peter Marlow. Architect: Basil Spence. Built: 1956-1962.Coventry Cathedral corridor towards the Chapel of Christ the Servant, and The English Cathedral exhibition by Peter Marlow. Sculpture: Crown of Thorns by Geoffrey Clarke. Architect: Basil Spence. Built: 1956-1962.

The English Cathedral exhibition by Peter Marlow, in the Chapel of Christ the Servant, Coventry Cathedral. Wide view, looking East. Sculpture: Crown of Thorns by Geoffrey Clarke. Architect: Basil Spence. Built: 1956-1962. The English Cathedral exhibition by Peter Marlow, in the Chapel of Christ the Servant, Coventry Cathedral. Sculpture: Crown of Thorns by Geoffrey Clarke. Architect: Basil Spence. Built: 1956-1962.

 

The English Cathedral exhibition by Peter Marlow, in the Chapel of Christ the Servant, Coventry Cathedral, looking West, towards the nave. Sculpture: Crown of Thorns by Geoffrey Clarke. Architect: Basil Spence. Built: 1956-1962.