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 […]
Art-Athina just came to a close in Athens where it takes place every year, and I am glad to say it was with great success! This year it took place June 21 – 24 and comprised not only of the visit-and-view-within-the-fair-grounds model of an international art fair but also offered exciting parallel programming. Art-Athina included numerous group […]
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 […]
As of the past few months I have spent quite some time on a new project for a Greek-American community located in Chelsea who are celebrating 100 years of presence in the neighborhood in April. To accompany their Gala, the Community of Saint Eleftherios wanted to publish an historical journal that would account for their […]
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 […]