Athens Insider Summer 2022

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Ruins and Fragments at the Gagosian

What: A group exhibition that brings together richly varied works by three generations of international, regional, and local artists. Their works reflect on the poetic power of ruins and fragments—in the city of Athens, a thriving contemporary metropolis charged with the traces of ancient histories. The exhibition features different forms of inn...

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Alekos Fassianos, an artist whose fleeting figurative style captured the essence of Greece

Alekos Fassianos whose poetic approach to Greece's cultural heritage, so masterfully embodied in his instantly recognisable, faux-naif, colour-soaked paintings, has died at the age of 86. Fassianos’ artistic appeal lies in the fact that his work makes one imagine a life with warm, southern sunshine, a carefree, leisurely pleasure, and the...

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Alexandros Georgiou colour-soaked child-like paintings beg introspection

What:  An exhibition of oil paintings on canvas and works on paper created by artist Alexandros Georgiou in New York and Athens from 2017 to the present. The works present a multicolored world, in which mysterious creatures reside and interact, at times anthropomorphic and at others not, as if from the subconscious. Using oil paints and marker pens...

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The Athens Digital Art Festival opens at the new Museum of Modern Greek Culture

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture, housed in 18 fully restored buildings from the late 19th and early 20th century in the Plaka district, opens its doors to the public for the first time by hosting the Athens Digital Arts Festival. In its 17th edition, the Festival seamlessly ties in the old and the new, by creating a digital village in ...

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An Insight into Artist Adamakos’ world

After an introspective year in isolation, Giannis Adamakos makes a departure from his colour-soaked compositions to seek beauty in shadows and foggy silhouettes in his collection, Insight currently showing at Citronne Gallery. What: Giannis Adamakos, who trained under Dimitris Mytaras and Panayotis Tetsis, presents his new bod...

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