Iconographic Primitivism (49 images)

Created 28 Jan 2014.  
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Romania has a great tradition in orthodox icon painting. These photographs were taken in Sibiel, Romania and are meant to illustrate the inner beauty that resides in the cracks and malfunctions of the ancient paint. The Orthodox spirituality comes alive in these vibrant scenes. However I have mostly concentrated on the unintended misconstructions given by their primitive style, that, to me, nods to the art of Picasso. I hope it's not too far-fetched but it seems to me the now infamous...
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