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… Continue reading Easter in Greek painting 2

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… Continue reading Food in Greek painting 5 – Nikos Hatzikyriakos Ghikas

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… Continue reading Food in Greek painting 4 – Konstantinos Parthenis

6 more cups of coffee for the road

In 1976 the great Bob Dylan released his seventeenth studio album, the well known Desire. The album reached the no 1 of the US Billboard charts and became one of… Continue reading 6 more cups of coffee for the road

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… Continue reading Food in Greek painting 3 – Pericles Pantazis

It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no millionaire’s son

Creedence Clearwater Revival (or simply Revival) was an American folk blues band with a short but very successful career. Leaded by the great guitarist and singer John Fogerty they left… Continue reading It ain’t me, it ain’t me, I ain’t no millionaire’s son

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… Continue reading 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.… Continue reading Food in Greek painting 1 – Nikolaos Gyzis