My Father’s Daughter: Byzantine Art in the Modern World

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Presented by Joni Zavitsanos at Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, Houston TX

Jan 21 2020
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Feb 05 2020
My Father’s Daughter: Byzantine Art in the Modern World

Contemporary artist Joni Zavitsanos, a native Houstonian, takes a modern approach to Byzantine iconography, the earliest form of Christian art, together with works by her late father, renowned Byzantine iconographer Diamantis Cassis.

‘My Father’s Daughter: Byzantine Art in the Modern World’ is a special exhibition for local artist Joni Zavitsanos, as it chronicles the work of her late father, renowned Byzantine iconographer Diamantis Cassis, side by side with her own. Her father was on a quest to create meaningful, edifying art. Using the principles of Byzantine iconography, a structured art form used to depict biblical themes in Orthodox churches, he created both ancient and modern imagery that is heralded for speaking to audiences in a unique way. Zavitsanos has followed in her father’s footsteps, recreating the

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 713-325-5370

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

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Enjoy light bites and wine during the opening reception on Thursday, January 23, from 6-9 pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

PHOTOS

  • Joni's late father was renowned Byzantine iconographer Diamantis Cassis.

LOCATION

Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston

3400 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

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