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MOUSEIO BENAKI 13-14, 2013-2014


Description
The double issue 13-14 of the Museum journal includes:
a) fourteen studies on the painter Angelos, his time and Cretan painting. Most of them were presented as talks or as Symposium papers on the occasion of the exhibition Hand of Angelos: An icon painter in Venetian Crete organized by the Benaki Museum from 17 November 2010 through 16 January 2011;
b) a report of Museum activities 2013-2014. The papers which make up this tribute are signed by:
● Chryssa Maltezou who offers new archival evidence on the profession of the painter in Venetian Crete during the 15th century;
● Maria Kazanaki-Lappa who puts forward a new reading of the testament of Angelos Akotantos;
● Robin Cormack who publishes for the first time two unknown icons by Angelos;
● Ioannis Varalis who studies the icon of the Christ Pantokrator at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow;
● Paris Gounaridis who comments on the events of the Council of Ferrara/Florence, which he perceives as a theatrical performance.
● Alessandro Diana who presents the tomb of Patriarch Joseph II in Santa Maria Novella in Florence;
● Maria Vassilaki who revisits the topic of icons with pro-union content produced by Cretan painters of the 15th century;
● Dimitra Kotoula who comments on an icon depicting Sts Augustine, Jerome and Benedict at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge;
● Michele Bacci who follows the iconographic type of Mater misericordiae (= Lady of Mercy) on wall paintings in Crete, Rhodes and Cyprus;
● Nano Chatzidakis and Maria Constantoudaki-Kitromilides who focus on the influence of Angelos’ icons on Cretan painters of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries;
● Markos Kampanis who explains, from the viewpoint of a modern painter, how he looks at and what he has to learn from the work of Angelos;
● Stergios Stassinopoulos together with Sofia Sotiropoulou and Alexandros Konstantas who focus on technical aspects of an icon of Saint Nicholas by Angelos;
● Kalypso Milanou, Chryssa Vourvopoulou, Lena Vranopoulou and Alexandra Kalliga who examine technical aspects of icons produced in the 14th and 15th centuries.



Published
2016

Number of pages
392

Dimensions
21,5 Χ 28

ISSN
1109-4109

Language
Greek / English

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