Icon: A Word with Many Meanings

Icon: A Word with Many Meanings

Lecture by Helen C. Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art, Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Given at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on January 31, 2010

Renowned curator Helen Evans describes the many different kinds of icons that populated the Byzantine world, delving into the Met’s incredible collection of these venerable images.

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