A representative selection of ICONS from the 11th century to the late Baroque period
This art is appealing because of its great openness to other influences – the obedience to the rules of Orthodox Christianity in its early stages, the borrowing from Roman heritage or later to the Western breakthroughs – combined with a never compromised assertion of a distinctly Slavic soul and identity.
Christmas might be over for many, but for Orthodox Christian communities, the festivities are just beginning
A Realm of Contradiction
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