Art Thessaloniki

MATAROA Awards

The Cultural Society of Entrepreneurs of Northern Greece and the 5th Art-Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair (November 25-28, 2021), for the second time honoured young artists, up to 33 years old, selected by a professional jury with the MATAROA Awards. Aiming to promote and showcase young artists as part of the country’s cultural frontline, the two co-organizers host a contest, set up a thematic exhibition and bestow a series of

Greek Revolution

On occasion of the bicentenary celebration of the Greek Revolution started from 1821, the museum exhibition “The Greek Revolution” is presented during the 5th Art Thessaloniki in November this year. The exhibition show paint and pen of Philhellene painters and travelers. Among these are about 50 collectible lithographs by the Greek painters Karl Krazeisen, Adam Friedel, Peter Von Hess. Additionally the exhibition presents European newspapers during the period 1821-1828 to show the important contribution of

Yannis Fokas – honoured artist 2021

The visual artist and peer professor at ASKT Thessaloniki, Yiannis Fokas, will be honoured at the 5th edition of Art-Thessaloniki International Contemporary art fair , 2021. Fokas is one of the most important contemporary painters in Greece. He is influential to generations of emerging young Greek artists as well as to international art. The artist’s turn or rather his decision not to curtail his emerging relation with the images of

Takis Foundation

We like to introduce Takis Foundation, a research center founded by the Greek sculptor Takis in 1986. Takis bought a 10 acre land in Gerovouno hill, located at the foot of mount Parnitha, Athens. It is a distinct geographic location, 19 meters higher than the Acropolis. Thus in the past it was named “Holy Mountain”. Prompted by the strong magnetic fields of the hill, Takis began the construction of a

CULTURAL SCENE – GREECE

Almost forty years after the fall of the dictatorship Greece is a blossoming democratic state, member of the EU, has already experienced his first immigration wave and now tries to find his new role on the map of the world. Also the contemporary art has profited from this situation and blossoms for about twenty years increasingly. The absence of an intelligent and well structured policy for the promotion of contemporary art,

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PROJECTS

Projects and networking Network+    Network+ Project Artforum Culture Foundation starts new ways of co-operations cross-over between artists, collectors, museums, galleries, cultural institutes, government departments, cities and economical partners. With  Network+ Project Artforum Culture Foundation itself will come in touch to all of these different partners and will provide cross-over coordinations. Network+ Project can become a mediator to built up connections between all of these different partners to realise at the end a

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