ICONS//Statement

 

A work of art is a living thing, with a body as well as a spirit… This is what I felt first when I began practicing Russian icon painting and this is what became an inspiration for my paintings. Despite many barriers, I found it important to challenge this view and approach canonical icon painting parallel to my contemporary artistic practices. My personal communication through this type of image has touched me at completely different levels; as I believe that icons possess the power of spiritual revelation...

 

 

 

© 2015 Julia Lambright