Saturday, 17 October 2015

"In marble & in colour": The best of Greek Contemporary sculpture & painting (VIDEO)



~Διαβάστε στο κείμενο στα Ελληνικά ΕΔΩ.

Παρασκευή 17 Οκτωβρίου 2015 - Greek Marble Initiative and Myrό Antiques House  invites you  to visit the exhibition "In marble & in colour" they present in their spaces of Myrό Gallery of Contemporary Arts in Thessaloniki, Greece (Address: 8, Nikiforos Fokas Str., Thessaloniki).

The exhibition "In marble & in colour" sports contemporary sculpture, painting, printing and installations, all found within the lavish spaces of  Myrό Gallery of Contemporary Arts. Established Greek artists' works are bound together with renowned world sculptors who are associates with the Greek Marble Initiative. Both groups forster younger high potential Greek artists.

Among the celebrated artists we find the famous painters Vangelis Rinas, Socratis Giosmas, and Fotis Kllogeri, the distinguished Greek sculptors Pavlos Kougioumtzis, Giorgos Kikotis, and the world renowned sculptors Jhon Gogaberishvili, Giorgie Cpajak, Kamen Tanev, Albena Mihaylova, Sherry Tipton, side by side with the mid-career excellent sculptors Odysseas Tosounidis, Nana Gogaberishvili, Ciprian Hopirtean, Andrej Mitevski.

The art show is conglomerated by a group of younger yet high potential artists. These include the prominent painters Dimos Kipouros and Theoni Karakantzou, the young yet known Greek printmaker Christiana Iliopoulou - Hopirtean, and the promising sculptors Anastasis Leonoglou, Givi Michailidis, Stratos Pallas, Giannis Manikatis.

Left to right you see works of Odysseas Tosounidis, Theoni Karakantzou, and Giannis Manikatis
Installations
Two installations are embedded within the exhibition; "The Contemporary Calssic" is an arts and antiques installations including a 17th century original painting "Susanna and the Elders" granted from Myrό Antiques House permanent collection alomng with the eminent sculpture of the distinguished american sculptor of Mrs. Sherry Tipton depicting an arabic horse -a loved theme of the renowned artist. The second installation is titled "The machine" and its elements are sculptures of the Greek-Russian sculptor Giorgos Spiridonov.

The exhibition is curated by Mr. Paris Kapralos, Art Curator and Project co-ordinator of the Greek Marble Initiative.



The exhibition will conclude on Saturday, 31st of October 2015.

The gallery will remain open on Fridays(11.00 - 14.00 & 17.00 - 21.00)  and Saturdays (11.00 - 15.00) with free admission, while interested parties can arrange a private guided tour by the Gallery's owner Mr. Stavros Muronidis at an appropriate time; please contact Mr. Stavros Muronidis at (0030)6971890212.

Left to right you see artworks of Ciprian Hopirtean, Givi Michailidis, Socratis Giosmas

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