Everything in art news and stories from the art and craft scene of contemporary Greek artists.

Combining space art and science-fiction in one show

Yiannis Dendrinos is a visual artist, based in Athens, Greece. In one of his exhibitions, entitled “Astronaut” he is presenting sculptures made of recycled scrap parts which are representing spacecrafts, robots and various fictionnary elements used in science-fiction movies. He attemps to introduce his ideas of space art in the visual arts.

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The Greek web-radio ‘READYO.GR’ in cooperation with ‘Everything in art’ gives you the opportunity to win a beautiful, handmade ceramic button from the artist Despina Xenaki. An excellent handmade artwork that will fit in your house, made of clay, fired at 1035 degrees Celsius. Despina Xenaki is working in her own pottery workshop in Athens and has provided unique ceramic vases, jars, jugs, and other ceramics to Everything in art. Despoina Xenaki’s artist page is available on our site to view some of her work.

A product designer (Sergios Fotiadis), a graphic designer (Theano Petridou) and an architect (Philippos Photiadis) are the founding members of “we design” and offer design solutions from a house, to a functional product and from corporate identity to web sites. Their moto is “we design anything that can be designed” and have been involved in creating a series of products inspired by Greek mythology, nature, history and everyday life. They collaborate with professionals such as typographers, engineers, manufacturers, designers, depending on the requirements of each of their project. WEDESIGN’s creations are available on our site in their artist’s page.

The Herakleidon Museum collection with works by the famous artist M.C. Escher will travel this summer to the emblematic Dalí Museum in the U.S.A. for the exhibition Escher at the Dalí which will run from August 22nd, 2015 until January 3rd 2016. Nicknamed The Enigma, the Dalí Museum which is located in the heart of beautiful downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, is itself a work of art and was listed by AOL Travel News as “one of the top buildings to see in your lifetime.” It features more than 2,000 works comprising nearly 100 oil paintings; over 100 watercolors and drawings; and 1,300 prints, photographs, sculptures and objets d’art.

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