Thoughts on the recent exhibition of Tod Papageorge photographs of the Acropolis at Danziger Gallery, New York – an exhibition that demonstrated art’s ability to transcend time and place.
A taste of the current Greek Art scene from your home.
We wanted to share some creative initiatives, talks and exhibitions from the [art] front in Greece.
Introduction:In light of the quarantine-imposed limitations in art seeing, we will seek to bring you closer to exhibitions now out of reach by way of thoughtful reviews. This month we present to you guest contributor Jennifer Contreras who reviews two major exhibitions in New York that suffered the consequences of coinciding with a global pandemic. […]
“Art is the highest form of hope.”
— Gerhard Richter
So many of us have been working from home for weeks now. Galleries, museums, cafes, and even some parks now have closed. Being an avid believer of seeing art in person, the quarantine we are experiencing collectively has rendered me restless, longing for that exciting inner turmoil evoked when in art’s presence.
Introduction: I am writing this while cooped up in my home, with family, as so many of us are. We are currently undergoing such a surreal experience laden with a variety of strong emotions. Having temporarily lost our freedom to see art in person, I feel even more strongly about sharing art experiences through a […]
Helene Pavlopoulou is an Athens-based artist whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional perceptions of painting. On Peri-Tecnes we love to explore work by artists who are redefining their primary medium. Pavlopoulou’s paintings create spaces where past and present commune in front of the eyes of the viewers, beckoning them to enter their fictive space. […]
This past March, on the weeks surrounding Greek Independence Day, we were called in to install the first solo exhibition in New York of the artist Giorgos Taxidis that I curated. It was an immense honor and a great adventure. Below, I share more information, photos and a video of this show, that we are […]
You can meet fascinating people at the most random and inconspicuous moments in life. It was a moment like this when I met Aphrodite Désirée Navab, an artist of Greek and Iranian descent, living and practicing in New York. Navab’s work dwells on the issues of immigration, humanity, and the elements that connect all people […]
Introduction Georgia Kotretsos is an Athens-based artist, researcher and self-proclaimed professional spectator whose work transcends mediums. She has a unique way of engaging the mind and senses through the often-overlooked intricate process of viewing. Kotretsos studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago on a Full Merit Scholarship (2004) and at the Durban […]
.Thekla Papadopoulou is an artist currently living, practicing, and teaching art in Cyprus. She was one of the three artists included in the exhibition Sender/Recipient at the Cyprus House in New York. Thekla works on the boundaries of painting, exploring the medium as well as the concepts her works address including natural landscape and […]