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The Greek art on a visit to Venice

08 February 2016 / 19:02:29  GRReporter
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The Greek art is on a journey in Italy through the works of 10 major contemporary artists. They are presenting their works along with 38 artists from around the world within the Open Art Code Group exhibition, which is on display at Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti in Venice until 20 February and the admission to which is free.
 
The exhibition was opened on 4 February in the historic building of Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti that is located on the Grand Canal, the most visited place in Venice, and is very close to the Accademia Gallery and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The audience will have the opportunity to enjoy the works of painting, sculpture, video as well as photographic installations on this wonderful place during the world-famous Carnival of Venice.

GEORGE VARDAKIS

Aspa Papalexandri

The participation of the Greek artists is the result of their cooperation with art expert and critic Emi Varouxaki, who has presented for years the works of Greek artists and sculptors at significant exhibitions abroad.

Curator of the exhibition, which is accompanied by a luxury catalogue printed in Florence, is Vito Abba. The event is organized by Studio Abba in collaboration with Emi Varouxaki and Youngsook Park.

Andreas Devetzis

The Open Art Code Group exhibition involves established artists who use different techniques and forms. This cooperation has led to the holding of successful exhibitions in Grand Palais in Paris, Auditorium Rainier III of Monaco, Oxo Gallery in London and Pudong Library and CEIBS in Shanghai.

"Greece has always been part of Europe’s history of "

On this occasion Emi Varouxaki points out, "This exhibition is realized to confirm the cultural ties between Greece and Venice, and the mutual influences of the two similar cultures through the Byzantine and modern tradition.

Pantelis Chandris

The great El Greco came here for the first time from his birthplace, Crete, as a student of Titian. Many Greek artists came here to successfully participate with their works at the Venice Biennale, becoming fond of this city of canals.

Even recently, when both Greece and Europe are in the grip of economic crisis, this desire to return to Venice is still strong, as evidenced by the exhibition.

Niki Michailidou

Greece will always inspire Europe and Venice, although the international press has been recently interested in its domestic matters. Nevertheless, Greece has always been part of Europe’s history."

Mina Kordali

Artists

The exhibition involves the following Greek artists: Andreas Devetzis, Mina Kordali, Niki Michailidou, Dimitra Mountzouri, Maria Mouriadou, Fotini Othoneou, Aspa Papalexandri, Katerina Soroula, Pantelis Chandris, Jannis Psychopedis.

Katerina Soroula

Additional information

Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Campo Santo Stefano, San Marco 2847 - Venice.

Opening hours: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm.

Admission: Free.

Information about the exhibition can be found on the website:

http://venice.openartcode.com/

Tags: ExhibitionGreek artistsVenicePalazzo Cavalli FranchettiGrand Canal
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