The Anatomy Lesson: Ken Currie on BBC Radio 4

23 July 2018

The Anatomy Lesson: Ken Currie on BBC Radio 4

Ken Currie, Rictus, 2015 (Detail)

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The Anatomy Lesson | Artist Ken Currie with Sue Black, Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology on BBC Radio 4.

Artist Ken Currie's paintings of the human body have been described as 'arresting and intensely visceral'. Now he accepts an invitation from Sue Black, Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, to examine for himself the reality of the human body. Ken takes a journey to Brussels to look at the famous painting by Jacques-Louis David, 'The Death of Marat', and on to Dundee to witness the actual nature of flesh and bone at the Centre for Anatomy and Human Identification, Dundee University.

The feature documentary will air on Monday 23 July at 4pm. You can Listen live online, or after the broadcast at www.bbc.co.uk

Producer Mark Rickards.