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Mastering the challenging medium of egg tempera, as well as the learning the "grammar" of iconography, is like the old joke about how one gets to Carnegie Hall: it takes practice, practice, practice!
Enjoy free admission all day, courtesy of the Nypro Foundation. Explore the exhibition Wrestling with Angels and head downstairs to the auditorium to make your own angel-inspired craft.
Wrestling with Angels explores how God relates to man and how man wrestles with God in order to understand life's meaning. In this curator's talk, discover the unspoken assumptions behind the icons, how the iconographer communicates these assumptions artistically and why they matter.
Using recently completed icons inspired by ancient prototypes, Iconographer Maureen McCormick will explore the constraints of tradition, the limits of self-expression, and the role of free will in the creative process of a 21st century iconographer.
Docent Jim Flynn offers a closer look at the Museum's collection of icons of the Virgin Mary, and their presentation and significance in Russian culture and religion, from the coming of Christianity in the 10th century to post-Soviet Russia in the 21st.
Icons have been revered in Russia for centuries, and when it comes to miracle-working icons, pilgrims will travel thousands of kilometers to seek their divine assistance.
We look at three you can find in Moscow.
The author of the Old Testament Trinityicon; his life and other works.
A discussion of this unique spiritual art form with many colorful examples.
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