On the occasion of featuring works by Spyros Procopiou, we spoke with the artist about his drawing practice. Below you can read the artist feature where you will learn all about his creative process and what his work is all about!
We are pleased to announce that peri-Tēchnes is expanding!
While continuing to share art and cultural related news on our periodical-style platform, we will also begin representing some artists. Read along for more details!
Natalia Almonte with Nicole Economides, curated WE ARE HERE TO SERVE YOU at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries of Parsons School of Design in New York before the pandemic brought about strict quarantine measures.
Read below for Natalia’s review of the effects of the pandemic on their exhibition that has been indefinitely extended!
Every year, the Hellenic Film Society USA provides viewers in the US access to incredible Greek movies through festivals and the “Always on Sunday” film series. This year, however, things had to change. They provided us all with the first virtual, on-demand Greek film festival that just ran its first and successful round.
We had the opportunity to speak with Maria C. Miles, Esq., read on for the full review!
This week we are also hosting an Artist Feature where we highlight filmmaker and photographer, Lilena Marinou.
Click here to read the full article, insights from the artist, and view samples of her work.
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.
“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.
Irini Zervas is our first contributing editor on the website. She is Development and Communications Coordinator at the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, independent curator, and writer. Her latest article was featured in Hyperallergic. On peri-Tēchnes she is sharing her review and take on the history of the age-old tradition of the holiday gala, particularly the […]
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 […]
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 […]