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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.
HEINRICH W. PFEIFFER
The Sistine Chapel
A new interpretative approach after the restoration of the frescoes
The Sistine Chapel (Cappella Sistina), the most famous chapel in the Vatican, constitutes a focal point in Christian iconography. Following the works to conserve and restore the frescoes, the quality and vibrancy of the colours have enhanced, as well as revealed new evidence for the interpretation of the iconography.
ASTERIOS I. KOUKOUDIS
The life of the Vlachs in 1900
An album of rare photographs highlighting the multiple dimensions of the mosaic of the Vlach populations living in both Greek and Ottoman lands in the Balkans in 1900. Contrary to stereotypical views, the broad spectrum of their cultural, social and economic life is projected.
History of Art since 1945
in five chapters
Postwar art in Europe and the United States and the new avant-garde movements. Names of the foreign art scene, such as Jackson Pollock, Francis Bacon, Andy Warhol, are presented, as well as Greek artists such as Gerasimos Sklavos, Nikos Kessanlis, Alexis Akrithakis, Alekos Fasianos.
With warp and weft
Textiles and Costumes from Metsovo
The hidden secrets of Metsovan textiles and their role in the daily life of the inhabitants of Metsovo from the Folklore Museum of the Baron M. Tositsas Foundation.
Poems self-deceptions, the weak, the loneliness of the poet and the salvation of words…
A collection of poems in which Chronis V. Karachalios sketches a picture of the ego that is mirrored in fear and love. He draws an image of detection and atonement of the past now that collectivity becomes an imperative need.