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Image, Holy Space: Icons and Frescoes from Greece, Part II -- A Theology
Icons in the Orthodox Church have variously been described
as being "a Bible for the illiterate," "windows into Heaven," "a
reminder of those who have gone before," and "a theology in
video presentation is hosted by Medieval and Byzantine
Art Curator of the Walters Art Gallery, Dr. Gary Vikan. Part II focuses
on the history of icons as objects of religious veneration (not worship)
in the Church and their significant contributions to Renaissance art.
Finally, the "writing" (painting) of an icon is demonstrated by a master
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