GIALLINAS Angelos (1857-1939) “Greengrocer’s store in Corfu”

Greengrocer`s in Corfu
The `Greengrocer`s in Corfu` presents a scene from everyday life in the painter`s birthplace of Corfu, and is simply a pretext to depict yet another view of the town. It is painted with the artist`s usual sensibility. Free of the photographic representation and romantic realism of the travelers, writers and painters, who visited Greece in the late 19th and early […]
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SACHINIS Xenis (1954) “Dodoni”, 2002

Dodoni (2002)
Xenis Sachinis has explored both painting and engraving. He has elevated the latter to a contemporary art form over the course of extensive research, by reversing the conventions of the technique itself and through systems and structures that preserve the characteristics of the art form, while making it a more comprehensive, integral art form, complete unto itself. `Dodoni,` in the […]
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SKOURTIS Angelos (1949) “On a verse by George Seferis”, 2001

On a verse by George Seferis (2001)
Angelos Skourtis has long been active in various pioneering art forms, including minimalism, his geometric compositions, and performance art though the 1980s, to end up creating installations of a purely conceptual nature in which the conception of the idea is the most important element of the work. Exploiting the semiology of the prevailing linguistic codes or of shapes and forms, […]
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DIVARIS Giorgos (1956) “Untitled”, 2002

Untitled (2002)
The definitive feature in Giorgos Divaris` art is his use of heteroclectic, worn, abject materials. Although the deterioration of the materials testifies to the notion of time and the marks of the burden they have born, in the artist`s compositions it plays the dominant role, which probably has to do with formal emphasis he gives them in the composition. The […]
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ZACHARIOUDAKIS Manolis (1958) “On the water worm-like things, sea-dragons strange / 3 nicors”, 1996

On the water worm-like things, sea-dragons strange / 3 nicors (1996)
In Zacharioudakis` work, figures and forms from the legends of primitive populations and icons of religious glory and exorcism of lost peoples emerge through the harmony of abject materials and the combination of contemporary scientific or technological achievements, to give life to a work that portrays the material of various cultural. Wire, wood, wicker, paper become artistic elements that, when […]
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MANOUSAKIS Michalis (1953) “The Woman Mountain”, 1992

The Woman Mountain (1992)
Michalis Manousakis paints a solitary figure in its ongoing anguished quest for a lost paradise. Sometimes she leaps over enigmatic openings or suspended staircases, other times she is bent over, searching in a barren field or bizarre wells. Elsewhere, as in his most recent work, she is seated yet blind before a contemporary urban construction, seeking the routes to lead […]
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CHAROS Manolis (1960) “Greek Light”, 1994

Greek Light (1994)
With the Platonic definition of `mimesis` being the reproduction of nature and the Aristotelian theorem that `mimesis` is the principle of every art, Charos ventures to recreate the poetry of the world around us as he feels it: constantly changing and different, depending on his emotions and sensitivity. He uses a personal process to convey images of landscapes that he […]
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GALDEMIS Christodoulos (1953) “Gully”, 1991

Gully (1991)
Galdemis depicts old Athenian neighborhoods with their neoclassical houses, inhabited or deserted, preserved or derelict, in their entirety or only some distinguishing feature – a courtyard door, an outside wall – nearly always decorated with a leafy branch of a tree or some wildflowers. He also paints still lifes as well as scenes of the Epirus countryside, the blue-green water […]
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SAMIOS Pavlos (1948) “Good Catch”, 1993

Good Catch (1993)
Figures twisting and suspended in an ambiguous space definable only by a few objects have comprised the subject matter of Samios` paintings in recent several years, after his lengthy service to a somewhat purely realistic, almost photographic representation. In the beginning, the human body, heavy and tired, in a revolving, daring motion, was depicted with a great deal of expressiveness […]
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