In our Binghamton, NY antique store wanderings, we came across this little figurine at Old, Odd, & Unique on Antique Row.
Now that the semester has ended, I am beginning to work on a new painting. It is based on Western medieval depictions of the side-wound of Christ.
…on Art, Art History, and Art Projects: I can’t stress enough the importance of Orthodox Arts Journal. It’s especially valuable for Orthodox artists and craftspeople in the West. Right now my studies are narrowing in focus on Russian iconography, but I still have quite a few general Art History classes to take. Naturally, they are […]
(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) Today is the feast day of St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the man who wanted only to live the simple life of a cloistered Cistercian monk, but ended up traveling the world, advising Popes, scattering heretical sects, and much more.
(Featured image: From the 2016 series. After Bernardino Luini’s Nursing Madonna.) “Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts that nursed you!” -Luke 11:27 In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the icon of the Galaktotrophousa, or “milk-giver”, is celebrated on July 3rd (and/or January 12th).
(Note: The following post was made previous to my conversion to Eastern Orthodoxy.) For Pentecost, one of my favorite holidays, I would like to share some images I have collected of red vestments from The Met, Altar Worthy, Paramentica, and St. Martha’s Guild.