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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #180 on: February 17, 2015, 04:26:52 PM »
This thread should be pinned. It's extraordinary and moving and one of the best things on OC.net.
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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #181 on: February 17, 2015, 09:26:22 PM »
This thread should be pinned. It's extraordinary and moving and one of the best things on OC.net.

I think mike and Mor are the only two who didn't just serve up Biedermeierist schlock.
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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #182 on: February 17, 2015, 11:12:57 PM »
This thread should be pinned. It's extraordinary and moving and one of the best things on OC.net.

I think mike and Mor are the only two who didn't just serve up Biedermeierist schlock.

Feel free to contribute instead of drive-by sniping, Onorm.
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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #183 on: February 18, 2015, 04:58:05 AM »
Is that even a painting?

It's art, neither photography nor an icon so it fits conditions in the OP.

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #184 on: February 18, 2015, 05:40:02 AM »
Dmitruk:











Pietruk:













etc. He made dozens of similar graphics and drawings.

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Kostova:

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #185 on: February 18, 2015, 10:04:15 AM »
Vologda - Tatiana Yushmanova:



Same artist but I don't know the titles:









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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #186 on: February 18, 2015, 10:40:59 AM »


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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #187 on: February 18, 2015, 11:06:38 AM »
Blessed Nazarius practiced the ascetic life. His clothes were tattered. He wore his shoes without removing them for six years.

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #188 on: February 18, 2015, 11:21:23 AM »
Not gonna lie, that's kind of cool - especially if it were done in prison, which I'm willing to bet it was. You have to admire the ingenuity.
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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #189 on: February 18, 2015, 11:34:02 AM »
Well except for the small fact that churches represent 'thievery' in prison tattoos, with each dome being a conviction.   

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #190 on: February 18, 2015, 11:44:01 AM »
Well except for the small fact that churches represent 'thievery' in prison tattoos, with each dome being a conviction.   

Do I want to know what the Virgin and Child represent?
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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #191 on: February 18, 2015, 11:50:45 AM »


I can't make out the artist's name.
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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #192 on: February 18, 2015, 12:02:59 PM »
Well except for the small fact that churches represent 'thievery' in prison tattoos, with each dome being a conviction.   

Do I want to know what the Virgin and Child represent?

Actually that's usually not as bad. Just that She can do miracles and save them. Etc.


And for the record. I wasn't knocking the artistic level of it.  More saying it has less to do with Orthodoxy than one would think from the surface.

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #193 on: February 19, 2015, 02:11:15 AM »
Well except for the small fact that churches represent 'thievery' in prison tattoos, with each dome being a conviction.   

Do I want to know what the Virgin and Child represent?

Actually that's usually not as bad. Just that She can do miracles and save them. Etc.


And for the record. I wasn't knocking the artistic level of it.  More saying it has less to do with Orthodoxy than one would think from the surface.

Far less, but there are certainly worst prison tattoos.

http://fuel-design.com/russian-criminal-tattoo-archive/
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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #194 on: February 19, 2015, 03:42:04 AM »
Well except for the small fact that churches represent 'thievery' in prison tattoos, with each dome being a conviction.   

Do I want to know what the Virgin and Child represent?

Actually that's usually not as bad. Just that She can do miracles and save them. Etc.


And for the record. I wasn't knocking the artistic level of it.  More saying it has less to do with Orthodoxy than one would think from the surface.

This. From what I've read it also symbolizes the fact a person started to steal  from early age.

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #195 on: February 19, 2015, 05:11:42 PM »
Paja Jovanović Seoba Srba ("Migration of Serbs")


Uroš Predić, Devojka na studencu ("A girl before the well")


Uroš Predić, Siroče na majčinom grobu ("An orphan at his mother's grave")


Don't remember the author and the name, but it shows the receiving of the Communion by the soldiers of st. Lazar before the battle in Kosovo with Turks in 1389


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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #196 on: February 19, 2015, 06:21:15 PM »
Such beautiful paintings!  It's like they almost speak to you.  Thanks to all the posters.

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #197 on: February 25, 2015, 09:50:39 AM »
Don't know the title, but the artist is Repin:

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #198 on: February 27, 2015, 07:46:18 PM »
Watercolor of St. Elizabeth Feodorovna by a monk at St. Tikhon's:

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #199 on: Yesterday at 02:35:29 PM »
The Crucifixion of Christ. Another perspective. By Aleksej Dovnar (Belarus).

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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #200 on: Yesterday at 06:09:46 PM »
The Crucifixion of Christ. Another perspective. By Aleksej Dovnar (Belarus).



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Re: Orthodoxy in art
« Reply #201 on: Yesterday at 06:11:24 PM »
The Crucifixion of Christ. Another perspective. By Aleksej Dovnar (Belarus).



This is really cool! Thanks for sharing.
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