This is a personal website of

Peter Brooke

Peter Brooke is an Orthodox Christian, a painter and a writer on various topics. An outline of his life and published writings can be found here.

Peter can be contacted here

This website is a continuation of  A great deal of material under much the same headings can still be found at the earlier site. Some of the earlier material will over time be transferred here or to my new British Values website - or perhaps my even newer Labour values website.

Form and History

Material relating to the twentieth century Cubist painter ALBERT GLEIZES and his school

New items (January-February 2020) On "Cubism" by Albert Gleizes and Jean Metzinger together with an anthology of related texts and an extensive historical introduction; The Problem of light, essay by Gleizes, 1937 AND
Albert Gleizes in New York - English translation of my essay published in French in the catalogue of the 2001 Barcelona and Lyon Gleizes retrospective.

Art and Religion

More general material relating to the visual arts and to the reasons why they should be taken seriously, which I take to be, in the broadest sense of the word, 'religious'

Politics and Theology

Largely concerned with the theological implications of politics and with the many circumstances in which religious and political beliefs interact.

New item (April 2020)  Solzhenitsyn and the 1881 pogroms in Ukraine - part two 


Poems by myself and others and reflections on poetry
New item (January 2020) My poems written in 2019 - 'Eternal Memory'