Fake news articles about Hell freezing over that are just there to give you false hope...Iconodule said:
It looks like the painter took some inspiration from the front cover of The Son of God movie.Volnutt said:That one's kind of sad to me because it looks like it's sooooo close to being a proper icon.
Which is why so many of Robert Lentz's "icons" are so subversive. They're well-executed in a painterly sense, but they fail as icons. At best, they are deficient in content, at worst, propaganda pieces and often blasphemous.Volnutt said:That one's kind of sad to me because it looks like it's sooooo close to being a proper icon.
But both of them have omophorion...Jackson02 said:
Ah, sometimes (but not always, it depends on the Georgian scipt, I suppose) they look for me so similarly..RaphaCam said:
It belongs in the Schlock Icons thread. Yet another example of hijacking iconography to serve a sociopolitical cause. It doesn't matter if the cause is worthy or good.Dominika said:Please, allow children come to Me! (in Romanian)
What do you think about it? That's a new type of, let's say, anti-abortion icon (I know 3 other types).
I think so too, though the source doesn't say anything regarding it. Maybe Gebre Menfes Kidus would know something about it?Volnutt said:I like it. I'm guessing it represents the finding of a miraculous icon in Ethiopia?
link to description:Briven said:
This ones really odd and I have absolutely no idea what it's trying to depict. All I know is it is an old believer created icon.