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GISELE APHRODITI LUBSEN
Fifty underwater photographs on the theme of woman, inspired by the most important female figures in the ancient Greek pantheon. Photographs that propose a new mode of approach, with emphasis on the factor of femininity.
home: a wandering
The protagonists in Alkalai’s photographic oeuvre are the “homes” that abandon their hearth, the interior of the artist’s studio, in order to become vagabonds who roam the urban web thus becoming a metaphor for the relationship between the object-artwork and the space surrounding it.
Charilaos Trikoupis29,68€ – 35,62€
and public works
Presented are the domestic and foreign policies of Charilaos Trikoupis, specifically the dimension of development. The opening of the Corinth Canal, the draining of Lake Kopais and the construction of the road and railway network are the public works on which the great politician set his seal. Much water was to pass under the bridge, until his vision of the Rhion – Antirrhion Bridge became a reality…
Α silver book
The recent work by the talented Greek silversmith Thaleia-Maria Georgoulis is presented in an album marking her contribution to the COLLECT exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Using, in most cases, no other means apart from cracks, breaks and gashes, she gives simple objects new dimensions and significance, shaping small poems in silver.
The Itinerary of a Collector
The Vasilis Korkolopoulos Collection
Vasilis Korkolopoulos’ first collection was of cigarette paper packets. Modern Greek coins soon followed as well as paintings and antiquities.
at the Opera
This specific edition profiles ten leading figures in the world of fashion, together with their dazzling costume designs which they created for operas staged at the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Furthermore, interviews, conducted by the author, with the designers are included, which illuminate the journey that led each of them to the opera as well as the challenges they faced.
of the Ancestral Home
The chronicle of a centuries-old, middle-class house in Kavala, as it unfolds in memories, family and public archives, and is depicted in photographs.
Walls, furniture and appliances testify to its evolution, as it assimilated the aspects of modernity of each decade, and the successive Lives under its roof lead us through the avenues of its history and prehistory, from the fall of Souli to the present day.
Panorama of Greek Actors
and memorable performances of the 20th century
A collective work on the contribution of the Greek theatre to society from the late 19th to the late 20th century, as well as on the correspondence between theatrical performances and national, political and social events in the 20th century.
Greek Μyths and Αncient Drama
The relation between tragedy and opera is as old as opera itself. Opera was born out of experiments by Italian scholars of the Renaissance relating to the nature of ancient tragedy and ways in which it could be performed, and in some cases, derived their subject matter from ancient legends.
MARY G. KASTRIOTOU
In the oeuvre of Georgios Kastriotis (1899-1969), which is animated by the spirit of ancient Greek art, the female figure dominates in various images. Part I of this magnificent book unravels the life of the artist, a student of Bourdelle. In Part II, his work is analysed by the distinguished Italian archaeologist and historian Paolo Moreno.
Sailing to the Levant 1912-1918
The diary of Palmetta Armellino was found hidden in an old chest. It gives the image of a rather different Mediterranean world at the start of the 20th century, the image of a life both parallel to but also intertwined with sensational events that overturned the course of world history. The book presents the diary and its historical context.
And Stonemasons from West Thessaly 19th-Early 20th century
The popular, mainly ecclesiastical in nature, stone-carving of West Thessaly in the 19th and early 20th century, when autodidactic popular craftsmen, carved stone doorframes with subjects drawn from both Christian worship as well as magic and apotropaic symbols.