The indications of which are observed across the country. No nation has ever been able to suppress the art revolution and the thinker’s contribution to the development and evolution of the society. The rigidity and the flexibility of the society are thinking and morals have often been accelerated or decelerated by art (it may be in any format) and the literature.
We are going to analyze the power of the image (in art and film) in Communist Russia: the replacement of Orthodox religion by communist ideology through assigning a new meaning to already existing codes of orthodoxy, in this paper.
Painting an icon is a treasured and a sacred art in the Russian religion. The church decides or gives the permission to the artists it may think fit for practicing this rare art form. For this let us analyze what is iconic art in Russia and what is its significance in the development of art in the country. An icon can be defined as a religious work of art. It can also be in the form of painting, image, presentation etc. These could be made in two or three dimensions. Not necessarily they are put up for the purpose of worship. on the contrary they were put up in the form of decorations or artifacts as well. The subjects were as varied as Jesus, Mary, saints, angels cross etc.
Christianity was not very open to making of icons and depicting them. The Greeks depicted more of the human side in the icons by increasingly putting up three dimensional forms and bodies. Contrary to this Byzantine style of icon creations emerged. This sect emphasized on the holy side of the god unlike the Greeks, who made the gods appear more human through their art. Byzantine style of iconography prevailed and ruled the art scenario for a considerable period of time and is also seen predominantly in Russian icons as well. Whenever images threatened to gain undue