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handmade art and craft items

‘Everything in art’ is an art store where you can find original handmade art and craft items created by various greek artists. Created by Greek artist Yiannis Dendrinos and curated by visual artist Elpida Panonidou, we are presenting the work of our featuring artists.

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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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M.C.Escher’s “Drawing Hands” ©2015 The M.C. Escher Company–The Netherlands. All rights reserved. www.mcescher.com. From the collection of Herakleidon Museum, Athens, Greece, www.herakleidon-art.gr.

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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Exhibition inventions of the Herakleidon Museum

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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Artist Filanthi Bogea

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.

Drawing by artist Estrella

Javier Perez Estrella is a graphic designer and illustrator, based in Ecuador. His illustrations are combining sketches and everyday objects. As he says: “I want people to be able to take a break from the saturation of photos in general”. He has received several awards about his work all over the world. There are no many words to be said, since his imaginative work speaks for itself. View more of his work on his personnal page.

Athens biennale

The opening of the Athens Biennale 2015 -2017 begins with the installation of two large-scale works at the hotel Bageion. In the former ballroom the work Rhinoceros, 1997 ,by Nikos Kessanlis is displayed and in the facade of the building the sign Άντερ Κονστράξιον (ie. Under Construction), 2015, by the Underconstruction Group.

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Collage by artist Elpipan

Elpida Panonidou is a professional visual artist living in Athens Greece. She is a graduate of the Greek fine art school academy and works more than 10 years as a fine art teacher in a Greek high school.

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