Vladimir Denshchikov is an artist from Ukraine. He creates these religious icons using linen threads. Millions of knots are made manually by...

Vladimir Denshchikov is an artist from Ukraine. He creates these religious icons using linen threads. Millions of knots are made manually by...

Икона Божией Матери ''Знамение'' Серафимо-Понетаевская

Икона Божией Матери ''Знамение'' Серафимо-Понетаевская

Virgin Madonna, Cusquena School of Art; stars, symbols of heaven, decorate her blue cloak.

Virgin Madonna, Cusquena School of Art; stars, symbols of heaven, decorate her blue cloak.

Dolce&Gabbana Summer 2016 Men's Fashion Show Backstage. *a very modern take on an religious icon...

Dolce&Gabbana Summer 2016 Men's Fashion Show Backstage. *a very modern take on an religious icon...

Pskov School of iconography Maundy Thursday (Jesus washes the feet of the Disciples) Russia (c. 1300s) tempera on wood panel One of the oft-used methods to erase people of color among western art historians is to claim, especially with respect to  older religious icons, that the dark skin of the biblical figures is due to age, smoke, or wear and tear. This flies in the face of logic

Pskov School of iconography Maundy Thursday (Jesus washes the feet of the Disciples) Russia (c. 1300s) tempera on wood panel One of the oft-used methods to erase people of color among western art historians is to claim, especially with respect to older religious icons, that the dark skin of the biblical figures is due to age, smoke, or wear and tear. This flies in the face of logic

Circle of Love Madonna primitive religious folk art archival giclée print by Pennsylvania folk artist Rose Walton

Circle of Love Madonna primitive religious folk art archival giclée print by Pennsylvania folk artist Rose Walton

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