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Iconic Controversy

Author: Maria Antonova


Jan/Feb 2009
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Summary: The Orthodox Church in September asked the Tretyakov it if could borrow Andrei Rublyov's famous Trinity icon for a religious service in Sergiyev Posad. It touched off a controversy over whether the icon is art or artifact...


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