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10 June 2019ICONS: THE SACRED ART OF RUSSIA
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ICONS: THE SACRED ART OF RUSSIA Andrew Spira Monday 10 June 2019

Russian icons are among the most beautiful works of art in the world, but are little understood. This talk addresses the nature of icon painting; emerging from the glory of the Byzantine world to become a distinctive expression of Russian Orthodox spirituality.