An Interview with Iconographer George Kordis

St. Vladimir’s Seminary’s Sacred Arts Initiative
An Interview with Iconographer George Kordis

George Kordis, an artist and scholar whose iconography adorns churches around the world, taught for several years at the University of Athens and has held numerous visiting professorships at such institutions as Yale University and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. His has published extensively in books and articles on the theory and practice of Orthodox iconography, Theophan the Cretan, Andrei Rublev, Fotis Kontoglou, and Greek folk art.

 In September 2016, as a participant in St. Vladimir’s Seminary’s weekend symposium entitled, “Rethinking Sacred Arts,” Dr. Kordis was interviewed by the Reverend Dn. Evan Freeman, lecturer in Liturgical Arts at the Seminary. The symposium was the first in a series of events planned between Fall 2016 and Spring 2018, all of which are part of the Seminary’s Sacred Arts Initiative (SAI) funded by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.