Art and Faith

Wednesday, 23 January 2008

Boris Kustodiev. The Blessing of the Waters on Epiphany. 1921

The Blessing of the Waters on Epiphany

Boris Kustodiev

1921

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Since we had Epiphany recently, I was searching for an appropriate art work to illustrate the feast. This work by Kustodiev fills the bill in more ways than one.¬†If anything, this work reveals the deep Orthodox roots of the Russian culture. If one puts an axe to that, one destroys the source of the entire edifice.¬†Something to think about…

BMD

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Yuri Macyk. Composition with Pears. 2005

Filed under: contemporary,fine art,human study,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

Composition with Pears (Yuri Macyk, 2005)

Yuri Macyk. Composition with a Butterfly. 2007

Filed under: contemporary,fine art,human study,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

Composition with a Butterfly (Yuri Macyk, 2007)

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