In looking at Easter art, I happily re-discovered one of my favorite artists, Mikhail Nesterov (1862-1942).

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There’s just something about his art that I find incredibly beautiful and powerful.  I think it’s the way he combines light and dark.  And then, there’s the religious content in so many of his works.  Come to think of it, I’ve always felt very attracted to Russian art in general, whether music, dance, or visual art.

Explore more of Nesterov’s art.

And here is a blog dedicated to Russian art.  I think I might find some additional favorite artists there…

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