Visitors Now:
Total Visits:
Total Stories:
Profile image
By New Liturgical Movement (Reporter)
Contributor profile | More stories
Story Views

Now:
Last Hour:
Last 24 Hours:
Total:

Wonderful New Icons by Maxim Sheshukov

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 14:33
% of readers think this story is Fact. Add your two cents.

(Before It's News)

Thanks to the Orthodox Arts Journal for bringing to my notice the icons of contemporary Russian icon painter, Maxim Sheshukov.

Here is a modern style that works within the icongraphic prototype. I notice that he does not feel compelled to follow one of the ‘rules’ of iconography. When I first started to paint icons was told that the background had to be gold, or painted gold (a mixture of white and yellow ochre) or cinnabar, a bright red that denotes the presence of the Holy Spirit. This rule seems to have fallen by the wayside now and as long as there is no illusion of depth created, it seems just about any background color will do.

Without further comment I’ll let you enjoy them…

Zacheus climbing the sycamore tree.

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly8yLmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tb3hXU2VkeGx0S3cvV0QzM3lEQjc0TUkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeHcvY2VmQVBwOWdwSHMwWHVZWlBlY3ZabUUyUUk2dG9idWJRQ0xjQi9zNjQwL3phY2NoYWV1cy1jbGltYmluZyUyQnRoZSUyQnN5Y2Ftb3JlJTJCdHJlZS5qcGc=

The stoning of St Stephen

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly80LmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tLW9pVDZkcHp3dWsvV0QzM3ctNzlSM0kvQUFBQUFBQUFKeE0vZGtxQXVlNkV1bU1kWTVlTkhjYjJ5aFUwYzZfYUZXRWNBQ0xjQi9zNDAwL01hcnR5cmRvbSUyQm9mJTJCU3QlMkJTdGVwaGVuJTJCLSUyQkNvcHkuanBn

Peter weeping

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly80LmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tc0pCMDRMdEo4LU0vV0QzM3c2U0xYV0kvQUFBQUFBQUFKeFEva05QVTlrdEdGbjB4dFBLYm56ZWF5SFRfZ09nRndFT2lRQ0V3L3M2NDAvUGV0ZXItd2VlcGluZy0lMkItJTJCQ29weS5qcGc=

St Ephrosynos the Cook

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly8xLmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tVTBpS0czV3dPbncvV0QzM3dfOE1nNEkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeFUvcXozNkhCWkdnZklCc3FEZTBDZDVoYklSdjN3U2FLZ3lnQ0V3L3MxNjAwL1N0LUV1cGhyb3N5bm9zLXRoZS1Db29rLmpwZw==

The Sacrifice of Isaac

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly8xLmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tVFAtU2ZwWlEzSFkvV0QzM3hXcUtwMkkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeGcvckpjOTJsTGlTYUFuNld4QUpaR1ZTME9qaVJ3NF9DdnR3Q0V3L3M2NDAvVGhlLVNhY3JpZmlvY2Utb2YtSXNhYWMuanBn

The betrayal of Christ

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly8xLmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tMWJENUNkZW9xVjAvV0QzNUZucms5ZkkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeDgvZjhYcFpmcEduc014eVZ2UDJrWjJ0Q0JmbWhsZTdyUF93Q0xjQi9zNDAwL0JldHJheWFsLW9mLUNocmlzdC0uanBn

St Joseph the Betrothed Dreaming

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly8zLmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tTU1iNmdXZG00WWsvV0QzNUZvRGs0RkkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeDQvMTZDQ0JRVlhVc1lCb3Y4dE9TMHgxV0JEZFBVS0Q3VlJnQ0xjQi9zNjQwL1N0Li1Kb3NlcGgtdGhlLUJldGhyb3RoZWQxNTA5MTE4XzczNDI5MzY1MzMxNDAzM183NTkzNTYyODI2Njg5Njk2NjA5X24uanBn

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly8zLmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tZjhTam5YOUE5RU0vV0QzM3hrWWtJNUkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeHMvZHFGTlVMTldmMHdVak14a0tFWHhJX1lhalhUeUlSVk9nQ0V3L3MzMjAvVGhlb3Rva29zJTJCRWxvdXNhLmpwZw==

The Martyrdom of St Ignatios the God-bearer

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly8zLmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tQ00yN28xMjBxZ2cvV0QzM3hWa2JBdUkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeFkva2kxTjZXSEQyd1VtczlMM0gtSmQ0VV9jQ1IxcWozUlZBQ0V3L3M2NDAvU3QtSWduYXRpb3MtdGhlLUdvZGJlYXJlci5qcGc=

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly80LmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tMFhyWWltVFhGaHMvV0QzM3hsZkNYSkkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeUEvMy1EOVRHZnpxRGN0WUlWaXlzeWFoOVNMY0FvR0ZJUm1RQ0V3L3M2NDAvVGhlb3Rva29zLUhvZGVnZXRyZWEuanBn

B4INREMOTE-aHR0cHM6Ly80LmJwLmJsb2dzcG90LmNvbS8tZjhTam5YOUE5RU0vV0QzM3hrWWtJNUkvQUFBQUFBQUFKeUEvRkQzMlhjelhfUHNCNXoyWi1mcXcwNG5aXzhxLWVJbHlnQ0V3L3MxNjAwL1RoZW90b2tvcyUyQkVsb3VzYS5qcGc=

Report abuse

Comments

Your Comments
Question   Razz  Sad   Evil  Exclaim  Smile  Redface  Biggrin  Surprised  Eek   Confused   Cool  LOL   Mad   Twisted  Rolleyes   Wink  Idea  Arrow  Neutral  Cry   Mr. Green

Top Stories
Recent Stories

Register

Newsletter

Email this story
Email this story

If you really want to ban this commenter, please write down the reason:

If you really want to disable all recommended stories, click on OK button. After that, you will be redirect to your options page.