Alexei Lidov

The Icon-Painters’ Pattern-Books and the End of the Byzantine Iconicity in the Post-Medieval Russia


The main point is that the appearance of the pattern-books in late sixteenth-century Russia was a sign of deep spiritual and artistic crisis of the Byzantine iconicity, which practically changed the entire technology of icon-painting and unconsciously its aesthetics, remaining non-Byzantine until the present moment.


October 14, 2020
14.00 (Vienna) | 8.00 am (NYC) | 3.00 pm (Moscow) | 8.00 pm (Singapore)
online via Zoom

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