Pr. lect. univ. dr. ION RESCEANU (coordonator), Iconographic Art in Contemporaneity

Mitropolia Olteniei Publishing House, Craiova, 2018, ISBN 978-606-731-050-4

This collective volume gathers studies and articles drawn up for the scientific event Iconographic art in contemporaneity organized by the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Craiova in collaboration with the Alexandru and Aristia Aman Dolj County Library as part of the International Conference State and Society in Europe, 9th edition, Craiova, 25 October-2 November 2016. The volume was elaborated in the context of the declaration of 2017 by the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church as “The Year of Homage of Holy Icons, Icon Painters and Church Painters”. It has an eclectic composition, bringing together a significant number of studies and articles, whose varied content addresses a wide thematic palette that starts from the origin and theology of the icon to the church mural painting and its restoration techniques, and from the artistic canons of the Church to the evolution of the present-day aesthetics of the fine arts in contemporaneity.