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

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.

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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The exhibition “The amazing inventions of the ancient Greeks” presents functional models of some of the most extraordinary ancient Greek inventions, from the “robot-servant” of Philo and the “hydraulic telegraph” of Aeneas to the “cinema” of Hero, and from the automatic clock of Ctesibius and the astrolabe of Ptolemy to the “analog computer” of Antikythera – a selection of the exhibits of the Museum of Ancient Greek Technology Kostas Kotsanas that operates at Katakolon port and Ancient Olympia, which were constructed after a long and extensive study of ancient Greek, Latin and Arabic literature, information from vase painting and the few relevant archaeological finds.

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Filanthi Bogea was born in Athens in 1982. Her first contact with fashion design was in 2005, through designing and making traditional Greek costumes. The designer retains her personal collection until today, with which she covers most of Greece and provides various types of artistic events. She has also worked on designing and making costumes for the stage, participating in theatrical performances, short films & music videos. From 2006 to 2009 she studied costume, garment design and pattern, and haute couture at the public school of the Ministry of Culture in Athens, after which she began designing clothes for her and her friends. In 2011 she participated as a designer & model in the total appearance contest “international TrendVision award” and reached the finals in New York, after getting the first place in Greece. During 2012
– 2014 she was working as a fashion designer for a well-known sports clothing company, and today she is designing and producing her personal special collection of handmade and some of kind clothing.
More of her work is available on Filanthi’s Bogea artist page.