DESIGN


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WHAT'S ON

Gallery curator Rebecca Camhi and antique collector Eleni Martinou have teamed up for “L’appartement du collectionneur,” an exhibition that marries design with modern art.


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As part of its ongoing program of events marking the centenary of the Bauhaus movement, the Goethe Institute in Athens presents “From Building to Community: Ioannis Despotopoulos and the Bauhaus,” an exhibition organized in collaboration with the Athens Conservatory and the Benaki Museum Modern Greek Architecture Archives. 

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CULTURE

Unlike so many others who left Greece amid the brain drain during the country’s 10-year crisis crisis, photographer Yannis (John) Pitsakis and his architect sister Garyfalia came back home after working respectively in London and Rotterdam.

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The fourth Athens Jewelry Week is taking place at the Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street annex from May 22 to 29, and the co-organizers, artistic team Anticlastics, remain dedicated to the effort’s objective from the onset, this being to serve as a consistent platform of communication for all parties involved in the field of modern jewelry in Greece.


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The Art Foundation (TAF) presents the work of Nikos Mainaris, the graphic designer behind the successful Koukoutsi brand, which he launched 15 years ago, producing tastefully clever prints, memorabilia and objects portraying Greek culture in a fresh, modern way, especially the Greek capital's landmarks. 

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The State Museum of Contemporary Art presents “Spring Torrents,” a double bill that explores social movements in two very different parts of the world – Russia and the United States – at two very different times – the early and mid-20th century. 



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The Onassis Cultural Center and the British Council present “Crafting the Future,” a two-day event on fashion and design bringing together celebrated lecturers and professionals from the local market.

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The National Bank Cultural Foundation (MIET) presents an exhibition tribute to Sero Abrahamian (1949-83), with designs and photographs relating to the life and work of the Greek fashion pioneer. 

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In “Sweat,” part of the ongoing Athens Biennale, Royal College of Art graduate and designer Alice Potts explores the “poetry of body fluids” in an interactive exhibition of garments and sportswear that transforms the wearer’s perspiration into a striking crystalline accessory.


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Eleni Marneri Galerie presents the inspired work of 34 artists who were awarded for their technical ability, originality, experimentation and research at Milan Fashion Week in February, in an exhibition organized in cooperation with Artistar Jewels.

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WHAT'S ON

Associate professor of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego, and director of the Center for Design & Geopolitics at the California Institute of Telecommunications and Information Technology Benjamin H. Bratton is visiting Athens to speak on “The New Normal,” a postgraduate program at the Strelka Institute in Moscow.