The Liros Gallery in Blue Hill opens a door to the magical world of Russian Icons. Saint George battles the dragon and Christ delivers the condemned from the mouth of Hell. Annunciations, revelations, transfigurations and visions abound. These are works of art that transcend the traditional aesthetic object and are meant to channel the supernatural into our daily round, offering us guidance, insights and solace.
In addition to the Russian icon room, the Liros Gallery has an ever-changing selection of American and European paintings, old maps, and prints. Also new to Liros are some magnificent 17 century German botanicals by Basilius Besler. They join paintings by local favorites Emily Muir, Waldo Peirce, Andrew Winter and Charles Woodbury for an eclectic variety of artwork unique to Downeast Maine. The Liros Gallery also has custom framing, does restoration and appraisals and is open until Christmas. FMI, visit www.lirosgallery.com