The Passion of Edith Cavell at Brussels Cathedral

cavellTNOn the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the execution of Edith Cavell in Schaerbeek, Brussels Cathedral is hosting a polyptych by Brian Whelan, commissioned by Norwich Cathedral, evoking the life of this remarkable woman.

The official opening was on July 12th at 3pm, in the presence of Alison Rose, British Ambassador to Belgium, and the exhibition ran from July 12th to August 23rd 2015.

 

See a review of the exhibition in La Libre Belgium here.

 

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"I think God has His hand on Brian... His art is so original and comes from within, which always makes people think.”

Art critic, Sister Wendy Beckett

“It is rare to find a contemporary artist so confident in his portrayal of traditional religious themes.”
Rev. Canon John McLuckie, St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh

''Clear, strong, prayerful work, with joy at its centre.''
Art critic Sister Wendy Beckett

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