Peter Adams

Peter Adams

Paschal Service (Protection of the Holy Virgin Russian Orthodox Church, Hollywood)

  • Oil on panel
  • 24" x 21", artwork
  • Contemporary

Acquired by American Legacy Fine Arts directly from the artist

Artist Statement
"The fragrance of incense; the heat given off by the candles and their sparkling reflections on the holy icons; the solemnity of prayers; and the choir’s joyful sounds create the mood of Easter. The congregation of the Russian Orthodox Church eagerly awaits the announcement that Christ has risen. It is proclaimed by the bishop and the priests, and then by the deacon who circulates clockwise around the nave, swinging the incensor, and repeatedly and loudly acclaims, “Christ has Risen!” Each member of the congregation replies, 'He has indeed Risen.' Sweet-smelling smoke and the feeling of warmth and brotherly love permeates the church."
--Peter Adams

Watch video on "Peter Adams: Inspirations for the Fourteen Stations of the Cross and Sacred Themes" HERE.


"Inspirations From the Fourteen Stations of the Cross and Sacred Themes" USC Caruso Catholic Center, Los Angeles, March 26 - June 16, 2018
California Art Club's 106th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition, Autry Museum of the American West, Los Angeles, CA, April 9 - 30; 2017



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