Easter in Greek painting 2

Holy Friday: The decoration of the Epitaphios, by Theodoros Rallis (1893)

Holy Friday is a day of mourning for the death of Jesus Christ. According to the orthodox ritual the “Epitaphios” is prepared at each church. The Epitaphios is an icon… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Easter in Greek painting 2

Easter in Greek painting 1

Greeks' Pascha (detail), by Theofilos

Easter, which in Greek is called “Pascha”, commemorates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ and it is along with his Nativity and The Dormition of the Mother of God one of the… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Easter in Greek painting 1

Food in Greek painting 5 – Nikos Hatzikyriakos Ghikas

Nikos Hatzikyriakos-Ghikas (1906-1994), was a leading Greek cubist artist, who began his studies as a student of Kosntantinos Parthenis. Combining the principals of Cubism, Post-Cubism, Constructivism and other Avant-garde elements… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Food in Greek painting 5 – Nikos Hatzikyriakos Ghikas

Castellers: Touching the sky with the hand 2

Castellers of Esplugues, photo by Lluís Tarrés

So what exactly are the castells and the castellers? Well, the “castells” are human towers that members of various teams (so called colles castelleres) form, during Catalan festivals. The colles… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Castellers: Touching the sky with the hand 2

Food in Greek painting 4 – Konstantinos Parthenis

Konstantinos Parthenis (1878-1967) was one of the most important representors of Greek modernism. In fact, he is considered as one of the three “fathers” of Modern Greek art, along with… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Food in Greek painting 4 – Konstantinos Parthenis

Food in Greek painting 3 – Pericles Pantazis

Pericles Pantazis (1849 -1884) was a major Greek impressionist painter of the 19th century – a student of Nikiforos Lytras – who gained a great reputation as an artist in… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Food in Greek painting 3 – Pericles Pantazis

Food in Greek painting 2 – Nikolaos Vokos

Nikolaos Vokos (1854-1902) was born at Hydra and was the grandson of the famous admiral of the Greek revolution, Andreas Miaoulis. Like his teachers Nikolaos Gyzis and Nikiforos Lytras, he… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Food in Greek painting 2 – Nikolaos Vokos

Food in Greek painting 1 – Nikolaos Gyzis

Gyzis, one of Greece’s most important 19th-century painters was a characteristic representative of the Academic Realism, and in particular of the so-called “Munich School”, the major 19th-century Greek art movement.… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Food in Greek painting 1 – Nikolaos Gyzis

Filippo Biagioli and his tribal and ritual art

Filippo Biagioli is a particular artist from Serravalle (Tuscany) who we admire a lot both for the beauty of the art he makes, as well as for being so alternative… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Filippo Biagioli and his tribal and ritual art

Marilena Agathou… from Corfu with love!

Marilena Agathou is the talented graphic designer behind our logo. With almost 2 decades of experience in the advertising and branding industry, she is actually based on the beautiful island… Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε το Marilena Agathou… from Corfu with love!