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Guide To Contemporary Greek Art Exhibition At The Citronne Gallery
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Guide To Contemporary Greek Art Exhibition At The Citronne Gallery

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Updated: 13 December 2015
Located at the port of Poros, Greece in a renovated 19th century house, the Citronne Gallery became over the years the touchstone for exchanging ideas and concerns over contemporary art. Selected themes by native artists, artists of the diaspora, and artists who have “shared our education” form the identity of the Gallery. This summer’s exhibition highlighted a selection of works in honor of the tenth anniversary of the Citronne Gallery, bringing together the exceptional group of artists that have participated in exhibitions since 2006.

The artists who presented their works were:

Costas Varotsos (1955-)was born in Athens. His studies include painting at Accademia di Belle Arti, Rome and architecture at Universita di Pescara. He has participated twice in Venice Biennale (1193 and 1999) and in 2004 was honored for his overall artistic contribution with the title of Cavaliere della Republica Italiana.

Nana Vetta was born in Thessaloniki and studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She has exhibited her works in Athens and Poros.

Cris Gianakos (1934-) was born in New York and studied at the School of Visual Arts. His solo exhibitions include galleries in Stockholm, Berlin, Thessaloniki, Athens, Cornell University and Ithaca, and he is awarded by the New York Foundation for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Foundation, and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation.

Yiannis Adamakos(1952-) was born in Pyrgos and studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and has held many solo exhibitions in Athens, Thessaloniki, Tinos, Poros and Nicosia.

Stephen Antonakos (1926-2013) was born in Laconia but settled in New York in 1930. Internationally known for painted or gold-leaf panels with colored neon lit behind their edges and works on paper and vellum, he exhibited for more than four decades in the United States, Europe and Greece.

Angelos Antonopoulos (1957-) was born in Arcadia and studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts. His work has been exhibited in Athens, London, Stockholm, Luxembourg, Tel Aviv, Nicosia, Palermo, Estonia, Istanbul and Krakow.

Makis Theofylaktopoulos (1939-). Born in Athens and a graduate from the Athens School of Fine Arts, he has presented his work in exhibitions in Greece, Belgium, France, Yugoslav and Egypt.

Vassilis Theocharakis was born in Piraeus and studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts painting. He has mounted several solo exhibitions in Greece, the European Parliamen in Paris, the City Hall of Paris and the Sismanogleion Megaron of Constantinople. He was made a Knight of the French Legion d’Honneur and has been invested with the office of Grand Archivist of the Fener Greek Patriarchate.

Katerina Kaloudi was born in Athens and studied mathematics and art at the Hamilton College in New York. Her photographs have been exhibited in Greece, United States, UK, France and Lithuania.

Michalis Katzourakis (1933-) born in Alexandria of Egypt studied painting under André Lhote and Paul Colin. He has exhibited in Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra, Sifnos, Poros Paris, Vienna, Berlin, Brussles, Beijing and Seoul.

Demosthenis Kokkinidis (1929-) was born in Piraeus. A graduate of the Athens School of Fine Arts and later elected professor has held more than 30 solo exhibitions.

Dimitris Koukos (1948-) born in Athens and a graduate of the Athens School of Fine Arts and the École des Beaux-Arts, he has exhibited his works in Greece, Cyprus and the UK.

Tasos Mantzavinos (1958-) was born in Athens and studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts. His work has been exhibited in Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete, Poros, Paris, Brussels and Rome.

Chronis Botsoglou (1941-) was born in Thessaloniki and studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts and at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. He has held more than 30 solo and over 100 group exhibitions in Greece, France, Brazil, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Ireland, Yugoslavia, Cyprus, Spain and Israel.

Contantine Xenakis (1931-) was born in Cairo. After studying at the École Supérieure des Arts Modernes and at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, he taught at the Schiller College, at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Berlinand at the ‘École normale supérieure d’enseignement technique (Cachan). He was awarded the “Pierre Delmas” prize by the Institut de France (1996).

Mina Papatheodorou – Valyraki was born in Athens and studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts and Art History at the University of Florence. Her works have been exhibited in Greece, United States, Italy, France and Switzerland.

Kostas Papanikolaou (1959-) was born in Preveza. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and has presented his work in many solo and group exhibitions in Athens, Andros, Tinos, Zakynthos, Poros and Lausanne.

Peter Seibt (1935-) was born in Switzerland but now lives and works in Paros. Among the founding members of the “Nomadic Academy” the painter, sculptor and installation artist Seibt has several solo exhibitions in Greece, Europe, United States and Asia.

Sotiris Sorogas (1936-) was born in Athens and studied post- Byzantine and folk art at the Athens School of Fine Arts. He has held many solo exhibitions in Greece, Tokyo, Brussels, Dublin, Sao Paolo, New York, Paris, Rome and Basle.

Alekos Kyrarinis (1976-) born in Athens and raised on the island of Tinos he studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts. He has presented his work in Athens, Tinos, Poros, Barcelona and Brussels.

Aphrodite Litti (1953-) was born in Athens. She studied sculpture, mosaic, fresco and iconography at the Athens School of Fine Arts. More than 50 solo exhibitions of her work were held in Greece and abroad.

Robert McCabe (1934-) was born in Chicago and first visited Greece in 1954 at the request of the National Geographic Society. His black and white photos have been exhibited in Firestone Library of Princeton, the Olympic Gallery in New York, the Art Association in Jackson Hall, the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, New York City, Galerie Sit Down in Paris, and in Athens, Thessaloniki, Santorini, Poros, Corfu, Patmos and Patra.

Panayiotis Tetsis (1925-) was born in Hydra. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and at the École des Beaux-Arts. He has held more than 90 solo exhibitions in Greece and abroad and since 1993 is a member of the Academy of Athens.

Maria Filopoulou (1964-) was born in Athens and studied in Paris at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in Athens, Chania, Thessaloniki, Katerini, Poros, New York, London, Paris, Mons, Warsaw, Brussels, Miami.

Mark Hadjipateras (1953-) was born in London. He studied at the Hammersmith School of Art and at the St. Martins School of Art in London, as well as in John Moores School of Art in Liverpool. His work has been exhibited in more than 90group shows and more than 20 solo exhibitions in Greece, Asia, Europe and the United States.

Yannis Psychopedis (1945-) was born in Athens and studied Engraving at the Athens School of Fine Arts and painting at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts. Since 1966 he has been exhibiting his work in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Athens, Hamburg, Brussels, Berlin, Munich, Thessaloniki, Patra, Andros, Rhodes and Poros.

The Director of CΠRONNE Gallery and curator of the exhibition is Dr. Tatiana Spinari-Pollalis.

The exhibition ran from June 20 – September 7, 2015, open daily from 11:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., and 7 P.M – 11:00 P.M.

Citronne Gallery, Paralia, Poros, Greece, +30-22980-22401 and +30-6979-989684