Lecture, Pushkin House, London

Icons and the Sacred Art of Russia

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Sunday 16 October 2011, by Icon Network

Tue 25 Oct 2011, 7.30pm Russian Icons: Meaning and Mystery in Russian Art


Tuesday 25 October , 7.30pm

Despite the fact that Russian icons are widely appreciated for their beauty, they are still little understood. This talk will address the nature of icon painting, exploring how it emerged from the glory of the Byzantine world and became an distinctive expression of the Orthodox spirituality of Russia.

Tickets: £7, conc. £5 (Friends of Pushkin House, students and OAPs)

Pushkin House 5a Bloomsburry Square London WC 1 A 2TA

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