01 Work, CONTEMPORARY & 20th Century Interpretation of the Bible! Borys Fiodorowicz’s Madonna and Madonna. With Footnotes — #44

Borys Fiodorowicz
Madonna and Madonna, c. 2018

Acrylic, Wood
40 cm x 30 cm x 2 cm
Private collection

A Madonna is a representation of Mary, either alone or with her child Jesus. These images are central icons for both the Catholic and Orthodox churches. The word is from Italian ma donna, meaning ‘my lady’.

The term Madonna in the sense of “picture or statue of the Virgin Mary” enters English usage in the 17th century, primarily in reference to works of the Italian Renaissance. In an Eastern Orthodox context, such images are typically known as Theotokos. More on Madonna

Borys Fiodorowicz is the graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. The artist comes from Ukraine but currently he lives and works near Cracow, Poland, where his closest entourage became a great source of inspiration. He took part in numerous individual and group exhibitions and charity auctions. His permanent exhibition can be seen in Parish House in Paszkówka. More on Borys Fiodorowicz

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