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Bibliography                                                                       Kathy Sievers—Jan. 2009

Byzantium …………………………………………………………….....................

Demus, Otto
Byzantine Mosaic Decoration,
Caratzas Bros, NY, 1976
Evans, Helen, ed. 
Byzantium: Faith and Power,
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, 2004
Grabar, Andre   The Great Centuries of Painting: Byzantine Painting,
Skira, Inc., New York, NY, 1953     
Hackel, Sergei, ed The Byzantine Saint,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1981
Lowden, John Early Christian and Byzantine Art,
Phaiden Press, Ltd., London, 1997
Maguire, Henry Art and Eloquence in Byzantium,
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1994
The Icons of their Bodies: Saints and their Images in Byzantium,
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1996
Maguire, E. D. and Henry  Other Icons: Art and Power in Byzantium: Secular Culture,
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2007
Mango, Cyril   Art of the Byzantine Empire 312-1453,
University of Toronto Press, 1986
Mango, Cyril, ed. The Oxford History of Byzantium,
Oxford Press, NY, 2002 
Peers, Glen Subtle Bodies: Representing Angels in Byzantium,
University of California Press, Berkeley, CA, 2001
Schug-Wille, Christa Art of the Byzantine World,
Abrams, New York, NY, 1969
Vassilaki, Maria ed. Mother of God: Representations of the Virgin in Byzantine Art,
Skira Editore, Milan, Italy, 2000

Craft…………………………………………………………………………………

Cennini, Cennino d’Andrea The Craftman’s Handbook (Il Libro dell’Arte),
Dover Publishing, Inc., New York, NY 1960
Hewitt, Graily Lettering for Students and Craftsmen,
Taplinger Publishing Co., NY, 1976
Itten, Johannes The Art of Color: The Subjective Experience & Objective Rationale of Color,
Van Nostrand Reinhold, NY, 1973
Massey, Robert  Formulas for Painters,
Watson-Guptill, NY, 1979
Mayer, Ralph

The Artist’s Handbook of Materials & Techniques,
Viking, NY, 1991

Pearson, Peter A Brush With God,
Morehouse Publishers, Harrisburg, PA, 2005
Another Brush With God,
Morehouse Publishers, Harrisburg, PA, 2009
Ramos-Poqui, Guillem The Technique of Icon Painting,
Search Press Ltd. & Burnes & Oats Ltd., Kent, England, 1990
Sultan, Altoon The Luminous Brush,
Watson-Guptill, NY, 1998
Thompson, Daniel The Practice of Tempera Painting,
Dover Books, NY, 1962
Vickrey, Robert New Techniques in Egg Tempera,
Watson-Guptil, NY, 1973
Welte, Kurt The Materials and Techniques of Painting,
Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982 Reprint Kremer/Simon and Shuster, NY 2001

Geometry……………………………………………………………………………

Elam, Kimberly  Geometry of Design,
Princeton Architectural Press, NY, 2001
Hambidge, Jay The Elements of Dynamic Symmetry,
Dover Publishing, Inc., New York, NY, 1967 edition
Herter, Christine Dynamic Symmetry: A Primer,
WW Norton and Co., Inc., New York, 1966
Knee, Karyl  The Dynamic Symmetry Proportional System as Found in Some Byzantine andRussian Icons of the 14-16th Century,
Oakwood Publications, Torrance, CA, 1988
Lawlor, Thomas Sacred Geometry,
Thames and Hudson, NY, 1982
Schneider, Michael A Beginner’s Guide to Constructing the Universe,
Harper Perennial, New York, NY, 1995

Iconography/Iconology……………………………………………………………

Alpatov, M.V. Early Russian Icon Painting,
Iskusstvo, Moscow, 1978
Baggley, John Doors of Perception,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1998
Festival Icons for the Christian Year,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 2000
Bunge, Gabriel  The Rublev Trinity,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 2007
Cavarnos, Constantine Orthodox Iconography,
Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Belmont, MA 1977
Chadjipholis, I.M Macedonian School:  The School of Panselinos (1290-1320),
National Youth Foundation, Athens, Greece, 1995
Chatzidakis, Manolis  The Cretan Painter Theophanes: The Wall Paintings of the Holy Monastery of Stavronikita,
Holy Monastery of Stavronikita, Mt. Athos, Greece, 1986
Cormack, Robin Painting the Soul: Icons, Death Masks, and Shrouds,
Reacktion Books, Ltd., London, 1997
Demus, Otto The Mosaic Decoration of San Marco Venice,
University of Chicago Press, 1988
Doolan, Patrick  Recovering the Icon: The Life and Works of Leonid Ouspensky,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 2008
Evdokimov, Paul The Art of the Icon: A Theology of Beauty,
Oakwood Publications (St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY), 1972
Evseyeva, L. et al A History of Icon Painting,
Grand Holdings Publisher, Moscow, Russia, 2005
Floretsky, Pavel  Iconostasis,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1996
Grabar, André    Christian Iconography, A Study of its Origins,
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1968
Grierson, Robert, ed. Gates of Mystery: The Art of Holy Russia,
Intercultura, Ft. Worth, TX, 1990
Hutter, Irmgard Early Christian and Byzantine Art,
Universe Books, New York, NY, 1971
Ivanov, Fr. Vladimir  Russian Icons,
Rizzoli, New York, NY, 1988
Kalokyris, Constantine The Essence of Orthodox Iconography,
Holy Cross Seminary Press, Brooklyn, MA, 1971
Kelley, Fr. Christopher Iconographer’s Patternbook: Stroganov Tradition,
Oakwood Publications, Torrance, CA, 1992
Kominis, Athanasios  Patmos: Treasures of the Monastery,
Edkotike Hellados (Athenon) Athens, Greece, 1988
Konstantios, Dimitrios,
(Museum Director) 
Post-Byzantium: The Greek Renaissance, 15th-18th Century Treasures from the Byzantine and Christian Museum,
Scripta Graphic Arts and Publishers, Athens, Greece, 2001
Kutenikova, Nina S.  Modern Orthodox Icon,
Troitza or Ziaki Publications, St. Petersburg, 2003, 2007
Lazarev, Victor  The Double-Faced Tablets of Novgorod,
Iskusstvo Art Publishers, Moscow, 1983
Novgorodian Icons,
Aurora Publishing House, Leningrad,1978
Pages from the History of Novgorodian Painting,
Iskusstvo, Moscow, 1997
The Russian Icon from its Origins to the 16th Century,
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1996
Old Russian Murals and Mosaics,
Phaidon Press, London, 1966
Likhakov, D & Laurina, V &
Pushkariov, V
Novgorod Icons: 12th - 17th Century,
Aurora, (Leningrad), 1980
Manafis, Konstantinos Sinai: Treasures of the Monastery of St. Catherine,
Ekdotike Athenon, SA, 1990
Markelov, G.V. &
Chetverikova, Anna
Russian Icon Designs: A Compendium of 500 Canonical Imprints and Transfers of the 15th-19th Centuries,
Vol. 1 & 2, Ivanlimbakh Publisher, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2001
Melnick, Gregory, ed. Icon Painters Notebook: The Bolshakov Edition,
Oakwood Publications, Torrance, CA, 1995
Maxim, Lucy  The History and Art of the Russian Icon,
Siamese Imports, New York, NY, 1986
Muzj, Maria Giovanna Transfiguration: Introduction to the Contemplation of Icons,
St. Paul Books and Media, Boston, MA, 1985
Nelson, R. & Collins, K. & Mathews, T., & Jacoby, D., ed. Holy Image, Hallowed Ground: Icons from Sinai,
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Nikolaeva, Anna, ed. Contemporary Icon Painting: Moscow,
Kameran, Moscow, Russia, 2006
Onasch, K, Schniepper, A. Icons: The Fascination and the Reality,
Riverside Pub., NY, 1995
Onash, Konrad Russian Icons,
Phaiden Press, Ltd., London, 1977
Ouspensky, Leonid The Meaning of Icons,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1982
Theology of the Icon (2 volumes),
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1992
Pentcheva, Bissera Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium,
Penn State Press, University Park, PA, 2006
Picard, Marc, OFMCap  The Icon of Christ of San Damiano,
Franciscan University of Steubenville, 1989
Quenot, Michael The Icon: Windows on the Kingdom,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1991
The Resurrection and the Icon,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1997
Rice, David Talbot Icons,
Wellfleet Press, Secaucus, NJ, 1990
Art of the Byzantine Era,
Frederick A. Praeger, New York, NY, 1963
Sendler, Fr. Egon, S.J. The Icon: Image of the Invisible; Elements of the Theology, Aesthetics,
and
Technique,
Oakwood Publications (St. Vladimir’s), Torrance, CA 1987
Les icôns byzantines de la Mère de Dieu,
Desclée de Brouwer, Paris, 1992 (Byzantine Icons of the Mother of God, available in French only)
Schonborn, Cardinal Christoph God’s Human Face: The Christ Icon,
Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1994
Temple, Richard Icons and the Mystical Origins of Christianity,
Element Books, 1991, Luzac Oriental, London, 2001 ed.
Timchenko, S.V. Russian Icons Today,
Sovremennik, (Russian), 1994
Tradigo, Alfred Icons and Saints of the Eastern Orthodox Church,
Getty Publications, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Tregubov, Andrew The Light of Christ: Iconography of Gregory Kroug,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1990
Trubetskoy, Eugene Icons: Theology in Color,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1973
Russian Icon Painting: Great Collection,
Bely Gorod, White Town Publisher, Moscow, 2003
Underwood, Paul The Kariye Djami (Vol 1-3),
Pantheon Books, New York, 1966
van Taack, Emilie & Philippenko-Bogenhardt, Anne  L’Iconographiede L’Eglise des Trois Saints Hierarques, The Work of Leonid Ouspensky and Gregory Kroug,
Patriarcat de Moscou, Diocese de Chersonese, Paris, 2001
Volynets, Sergei   Russian Icons (14th – 16th Centuries),
Aurora Art Publishers, St. Petersburg, Russia, 1988
Vrame, Anton The Educating Icon,
Holy Cross Orthodox Press, Brookline, MA, 1999 
Weitzmann, Kurt The Icon,
Studio Editions Ltd., London, England, 1987

The Icon,
Knopf, NY, 1982
Weitzmann, Kurt & Chatzidakis, Manolis & Radojic, Svetozer Icons,
Alpine Fine Arts Collection, London, England, 1993
Zibawi, Mahmoud Eastern Christian Worlds,
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 1995
The Icon: Meaning and History,
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 1993

Image………………………………………………………………………………

Belting, Hans Likeness and Presence: A History of the Image Before the Era of Art,
University of Chicago Press, 1994
Brubaker, Leslie & Ousterhout, R., ed The Sacred Image East and West,
University of Illinois Press, Chicago, 1995
John of Damascus., St. On the Divine Image,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1980
Lossky, Vladimir The Image and Likeness of God,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1985
The Vision of God,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1963
Mondzain, Marie-Jose Image, Icon, Economy: The Byzantine Origins of Contemporary Imagery,
Stanford University Press, 2004
Schiller, Gertrud Iconography of Christian Art, Vol. 1&2,
NY Graphic Society, 1971
Theodore the Studite, St. On the Holy Image,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1981
Von Balthasar, Hans The Glory of the Lord (vol 1),
Ignatius Press, San Francisco, 1982

Liturgy………………………………………………………………………………

Bouyer, Fr. Louis Liturgy and Architecture,
University of Notre Dame Press, 1967
Liturgical Piety,
University of Notre Dame Press, 1966
Danielou, Fr. Jean, S.J. The Bible and the Liturgy,
University of Notre Dame Press, 1965
Evdokimov, Michael Light from the East; Icons in Liturgy and Prayer,
Paulist Press, NY, 2004
Jones-Frank, Michael  Iconography and Liturgy,
Meeting House Essays, LTP, Chicago 1994
Rouet, Albert Liturgy and the Arts,
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 1997
Schmemann, A Introduction to Liturgical Theology,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1986
Taft, Fr. Robert, S.J. Beyond East and West: Problems of Liturgical Understanding,
Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, Italy, 2001

Spirituality/Theology……………..…………………………………………………

Allen, Joseph The Inner Way: Eastern Christian Spiritual Direction,
William B. Eerdmans Publishing, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1994
Behr-Sigel, Elizabeth The Ministry of Women in the Church,
Oakwood Publications (St. Vladimir’s Press), 1991
Bloom, Bishop Anthony Living Prayer,
Templegate, Springfield, IL, 1997
Chariton, Iguman of Valamo The Art of Prayer: An Orthodox Anthology,
Faber and Faber, London, 1966
Collins, Gregory, OSB The Glenstal Book of Icons: Praying with the Glenstal Icons,
The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 2002
deWall, Esther Seeking God, the Way of St. Benedict,
Collins Liturgical Press, London, England, 1984
Dunlop, Olga The Living God: A Chatechism for the Christian Faith,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1996
Forest, Jim  Praying with Icons,
Orbis Books, Marynoll, NY, 1997
Forte, Bruno The Church: Icon of the Trinity, A Brief Study,
St. Paul Press, Boston, MA, 1991
Gillet, Fr. Lev The Jesus Prayer,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1987
Goettmann, Fr. A & R Prayer of Jesus: Prayer of the Heart,
Paulist Press, NY, 1991
Hall, Thelma, R.C. Too Deep for Words: Rediscovering “Lectio Divina,
Paulist Press, NY, 1988
Jaoudi, Maria Christian Mysticism East and West,
Paulist Press, Mahwah, NJ, 1998
Maloney, Fr. George The Prayer of the Heart,
Harper and Row, NY, 1977
Maloney, Fr. George, ed Pilgrimage of the Heart: A Treasury of Eastern Christian Spirituality,
Harper and Row, NY, 1983
McGuinn, Bernard, ed. Christian Spirituality,
Crossroads Press, NY, 1987
Meyendorff, Fr. John St. Gregory Palamas and Orthodox Spirituality,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1974
Meyendorff, Paul The Incarnate God: The Feasts of Jesus and the Virgin Mary, (vol 1&2),
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1995
Monks of Glenstal Abbey The Glenstal Book of Prayer,
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN  2001
Navone, John, S.J. Enjoying God’s Beauty,
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN, 1999
Towards a Theology of Beauty,
Liturgical Press, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1996
Nouwen, Fr. Henri Behold the Beauty of the Lord: Praying with Icons,
Ave Maria Press, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1987
The Way of the Heart: Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry,
Seabury, NY, 1981
Palmer, G. &
Sherrard , P. &
Ware, Kallistos
Philokalia,
Kallistos Ware Translation, Faber and Faber, 1979, vol. 2 1981, vol. 3, 1984
Parenti, Stefano Praying with the Orthodox Tradition,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, US edition, 1996
Pelikan, Jaroslav The Spirit of Eastern Christendom 600-1700,
University of Chicago Press, 1971
Rolheiser, Ronald The Holy Longing: The Search for a Christian Spirituality,
Doubleday, NY,1999
Topping, Eva Catafygiotu Holy Mothers of Orthodoxy,
Light and Life Publishing, Minneapolis, 1987
Ware, Bishop Kallistos The Orthodox Way,
St. Vladimir’s Press, Crestwood, NY, 1979
Williams, Rowan The Dwelling of Light, Praying with Icons of Christ,
Wm. B. Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI, 2003

Web Site Favorites…………………………………………………………………..

Work of Aidan Hart
Work of Fr. Egon Sendler’s students
Web site of Serbian Orthodox Church/iconographers
Work of Philip Zimmerman
Art, architecture, liturgy and spirituality in the Catholic tradition
Article written by Kathy Sievers
Work of Maria Lavie, French Orthodox iconographer trained in Patmos
Work of Fr. Simon Doolan
Students of Xenia Pokrovsky
Work of Matthew Garrett
Work of Rev. Andrew Tregubov
Excellent information and links to remarkable web sites including regional areas such as the Balkans, Cypress, etc.
Parish site includes work of Ouspensky and Kroug
Beautiful work from Macedonia
Work of Peter Pearson
Work of Elias Damianakis
Article featuring work by Kathy Sievers
Work of Teofana Zaric, Serbian, lives in US

 

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