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Solrunn Nes, one of Europes most admired iconographers, here illuminates the world of Christian icons, explaining the motifs, gestures, and colors common to these profound symbols of faith. Nes explores in depth a number of famous icons, including those of the Greater Feasts, the Mother of God, and a number of the better-known saints, enriching her discussion with references to Scripture, early Christian writings, and liturgy. She also leads readers through the process and techniques of icon painting, illustrating each step with photographs, and includes more than fifty of her own original works of art.
About the Author :
Solrunn Nes has contributed to The Mystical Language of Icons as an author.
Solrunn Nes is an art historian, freelance lecturer, and writer. Her highly regarded iconography can be seen in such places as Aylesford Priory in England and St. Pauls Church in Bergen, Norway.
|Title:||The Mystical Language of Icons||Publisher:||Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company|
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