Byzantine hagiography acts as a bridge between humanity and the divine, in the sense that holy depictions of Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ and the Saints, enabling the faithful to feel closer to the object of worship. In depicting religious icons, there are specific rules: Artists must faithfully attribute the features...

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The Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, which was destroyed on 9/11 in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York, is expected to finish reconstruction within 2021. In order make sure the church opens its doors within 2021, the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a...

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  A major retrospective exhibition dedicated to the leading Greek Renaissance artist Domenikos Theotokopoulos, known the world over as El Greco, is on display at the Galerie sud-est at the Grand Palais in Paris until February 10. The exhibition includes more than 60 works by the great Renaissance painter, on...

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