Oksana Fedorova will open the exhibition dimensional icons

Oksana Fedorova will open the exhibition dimensional iconsThe exhibition "Measured icon: history and modernity" opens July 7 at the Russian centre of science and culture in Paris. The exhibition, organized by Russian club of Orthodox philanthropists, will be opened by TV presenter Oksana Fedorova.The opening ceremony will be attended by the representatives of diplomatic missions, Orthodox clergy, French and Russian businessmen, informs "Interfax". Also at the opening of the exhibition dimensional icons with the spiritual program will perform a Russian Opera singer Hibla Gerzmava. To support the rebirth of the Russian iconographic tradition in the Russian centre in Paris is going to the Opera Director Alexander Titel.The exhibition "Measured icon: history and modernity" includes three sections: historical (ancient icons of XVII-XIX centuries), ten photocopies of ancient dimensional icons, on display in the Church and archaeological study of the Trinity-Sergius Lavra, the Archangel Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin and Novodevichy convent and modern (11 modern icons).Measure icon in the old days was given to each child for baptism. When a child was born, parents specially commissioned icon in honor of his Saint. The height of the Board, which is in full growth wrote the image of the patron Saint, exactly in line with the growth of the child at birth.The exhibition will be presented as dimensional copies of ancient icons of the Archangel Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin, Novodevichy convent, the Church and the archaeological Cabinet of the Moscow theological Academy, and modern icons in different styles.At the exhibition you will see the faces of many revered saints. The exhibition aims to promote the unity of the compatriots around the history of Russia and Orthodox values. The Russian club of Orthodox patrons of art since the end of 2005, began to revive the ancient tradition of writing dimensional icons. For the first year of the project in Russia was written 50 thousand of these icons. All of them are created according to the canons of iconography that existed 300 years ago. Source: Oksana Fedorova will open the exhibition dimensional icons.



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