Author: Abel, Ulf, Lars Erik Blomqvist, and Lena Holger, eds
Year Published: 1998
No. of pages: 71
Illustrations: 41 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 8 1/2”x 7”
Biblio/Bio: Index. Cat. of exh. Bibl.
With one of the best collections of Russian iconic art outside of its home country, Sweden’s Nationalmuseum effectively celebrates the 1000 year anniversary of the Russian Church with this captivating exhibition. By including essays that document the history of the Russian Church, the importance of iconic art in Russia, and its original background in Finland, this book provides an intriguing context through which participants can come to understand these potent iconic images, 70 of which are depicted and described in the book’s catalog.