This year’s Back to Athens art festival baring the title, “μetaΑθήνα / pόστΑθενς,” presents eleven curatorial projects and over 100 artists and curators that worked around the concept of “contemporary Athens.” Artists and curators alike, from the domestic and international art scene came together to present perspectives of the “new reality” in light of the pandemic and the contemporary socioeconomic circumstances.
Read on for Nicole Economides’ review of this year’s Back to Athens fair.
About the author: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.Our guest contributor Jennifer Contreras who reviews two major exhibitions in New York that suffered the consequences of coinciding with a global pandemic. Jen is a New […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
Jenny Saville’s latest work exhibited at Gagosian’s Jenny Saville: Ancestors in Chelsea, New York is markedly layered both literally and figuratively speaking. What do I mean? First of all, her artistic process is revealed on the canvas. After you take in a work as a whole and begin to notice sections, in one area you may […]
Tom Wesselmann: Standing Still Lifes opened to the public on January 18th, at Gagosian Gallery’s 24th street location, and it is undoubtedly worth a visit…or two. For the first time in the artist’s exhibition history, Tom Wesselmann’s series of works created between 1967 and 1981 are shown in a single show and a single location. The […]
, Currently, Ai Weiwei has put up works all around New York City in a multi-location and multi-disciplinary exhibition titled Good Fences Make Good Neighbors that he created by working with Public Art Fund. The interdisciplinary works the artist has made for this occasion aim to make viewers question populist notions on the necessity of barriers, and […]
Taking a moment to let anyone who is currently (traveling) in Greece know that the exhibition A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC – 200 AD will be on view in Athens at The Acropolis Museum through November 19, 2017. If you didn’t have the chance to visit the exhibition at the Onassis Cultural […]
Last summer, I had the pleasure of working at The Drawing Center under Chief Curator, Claire Gilman for curatorial work, and Molly Gross for museum communications. While there, I was lucky enough to get glimpses of the plans for the, then, upcoming exhibition Cecily Brown: Rehearsal. Fast forward months later, IFA Contemporary accepted my article […]