Studio Nathan Coley

Fear Of Death (for Bertrand Russell) 2009

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Painted Wood and mixed media
3 @ 242cm x 50cm x 50cm


'Mythologies' Haunch of Venison, London


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Subsequently Shown: Bergen Kunsthall, Norway 2009

Fear of Death

Rory Mitchell

Interested in the relationship between religion, ceremony and the unknown, Coley’s series, Why I’m Not a Christian (2009), also showing in Mythologies, is inspired by a famous lecture given by Bertrand Russell in 1927- Religion is based, I think, primarily and mainly on fear. It is partly the…