The state of art today in Greece
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The state of art today in Greece

IT’S Freize Art Fair in London at the moment. Sales are going well, the jet-set art lovers have flocked like groupies from around the world to check out one of the most prestigious fairs of its kind. But Londoners too from all walks of life will pay a visit in order to get a ‘zing’ … Continue reading

October’s arty treats
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October’s arty treats

ATHENS’ Autumnal breeze invites you to take to the streets and discover some art in the most beautiful spaces of this ever changing city with an antique heart. And there are quite a few shows to choose from that are definitely worth the visit. Here are a few to trigger your creative cravings: Benaki Museum The … Continue reading

Yannis Moralis Year: Events, a prize… an Ode
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Yannis Moralis Year: Events, a prize… an Ode

ALTHOUGH the Ministry of Culture and Sports named 2016 Yannis Moralis Year, in celebration of 100 years since the artist’s birth, not much has actually been organized so far in terms of events. There was the Moralis Prize that was given this year to artist Panayiotis Tetsis, there was also a talk in Moralis’ hometown … Continue reading

Kavallieratos’ ‘species’ of birds and philosophers at the Bernier-Eliades
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Kavallieratos’ ‘species’ of birds and philosophers at the Bernier-Eliades

DIONISIS KAVALLIERATOS’ show at the Bernier/Eliades includes some intriguing glazed ceramic pottery – like you’ve never seen before. How about a pyramid of philosophers? Or maybe bird watching is more your thing – in a gallery? ”Birds are beautiful animals and they carry all kinds of symbolism and associations”, says Kavallieratos about his series of … Continue reading

A few suggestions for February
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A few suggestions for February

So, what’s in store for February in terms of art? Here are some exhibitions that you might want to start off with in Athens, the city of dreams and nightmares, crisis tension and classical harmony, general strikes and cultural creativity (and much, much more of course): Metamatic:taf (the art foundation) The ‘Culturelines Sans Frontieres’ project … Continue reading

Tony Cragg lets cultural cat out of the bag
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Tony Cragg lets cultural cat out of the bag

INTRIGUING, biomorphic yet also tectonic and totemic ‘beings’ , have taken over the courtyard and one  floor of the Benaki Pireos these days – Tony Cragg’s 25 sculptures.  Both organic and futuristic,  many of them are tall, verticle structures, that tower over you like a Robo Cop, and look  like they are made up of … Continue reading