Wallonie mon amour 5

Do you like saxophone sound? I personally adore it, not only in jazz music (Dexter Gordon, Sonny Rollins, the “Bird” and later Jan Garbarek etc), but also in pop and… Continue reading Wallonie mon amour 5

Marche tour 4

Talking about food, today we will go to a special place. After eating the best breakfast in the world, which is served in almost every Italian café (the locals call… Continue reading Marche tour 4

Wallonie mon amour 4

Flag of Walloon Region (Wallonia), Belgium, painted on dirty wall

What a charming hotel!!!!! What an atmosphere!!!!!! What a magnificent bed!!!!!!! And what a marvellous day is waiting for us!!!!!! Today we will go north towards Dinant, crossing immense forests… Continue reading Wallonie mon amour 4

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

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