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Iconography

For Orthodox Christians the paintings of Christ, the Saints and other biblical figures in Churches, chapels and homes are not just art but an integral part of worship. Journey Proud visits Elias Katsaros, who immigrated to Alabama from Greece and has become one of the nation’s premiere icon painters. His Byzantine style, which uses earth tones with gold leaf, adorn sanctuaries across America. We’ll visit his Huntsville studio where he is teaching the next generation of iconographers.

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