Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece are pleased to announce the solo exhibition of Panos Tsagaris titled "Clothed with the Sun". In his second Athens solo show Panos Tsagaris resumes his exploration into the occult and mysticism.
On Tuesday, 21 February 2012, Kalfayan Galleries, 11 Haritos Street, in Athens,Greece between 20:00 and 22:00, will present the opening of Aikaterini Gegisian's solo exhibition "Who Doesn't Like a Good Old Story?" with new work based on images of Soviet Armenia collected from commemorative photo albums and tourist guides dating from the 50s to the 60s and salvaged from flea markets and second hand bookstores in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.
On Tuesday, 29 November 2011, from 20.00 to 22.00, Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece present the solo exhibition of the artist Raed Yassin titled "Disco Tonight". Two videos by Raed Yassin will be featured in this show, ‘Disco' and ‘Tonight', which were made during 2007-2009. Drawing his material from Egyptian films, Yassin investigates the role of the cinema in the formation of the Arabic collective unconscious.
On Thursday 6 October 2011,Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece between 20:00 and 22:00, will present Rania Bellou's solo exhibition "Memory of Forgetfulness". The exhibition is comprised of two audio-visual installations as well as a series of drawings on silk membrane.
On Tuesday, 29 March 2011, Kalfayan Galleries, 11 Haritos Street, Athens, Greece between 20:00 and 22:00, will present the second solo exhibition of Kuwaiti photographer Tarek Al-Ghoussein with photographs from his "E-series".
On Friday 4 February 2011, between 20.00 and 22.00, Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece (11 Haritos St., Kolonaki) will present the first solo exhibition in Greece of works by the Iranian artist Ala Dehghan titled The Upside-down Scenery, curated by Vali Mahlouji . The artist lives and works in Tehran and Karaj.
Kalfayan Galleriesin Athens, Greece presents an exhibition of works by Alexis Akrithakis. The show is one of the annual exhibitions held by Kalfayan Galleries dedicated to the most important Greek representatives of Modernism. Pivotal work of this exhibition will be Akrithakis' remarkable installation titled "The Bar" which was first shown at the Bernier Gallery in Athens in 1981. Until recently it was in an American collection and has recently found its way back to Greece.
On 11 May Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece will present a solo exhibition by Hrair Sarkissian with photographs from the artist's new series titled "Underground" (2009). The exhibition consists of photographs taken in the subway system of the city of Yerevan in Armenia. As in most of his work, Sarkissian captures the oxymoron inherent in focusing on abandoned monuments, which, although constructed by humans, are photographed without the presence of human life. The exhibition will run from 11 May to 19 June.
Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece will present a solo exhibition by Tassos Pavlopoulos titled "Raptomihanika," loosely translated as "sewing mechanics." Always provocative and caustic, Pavlopoulos through his work alludes to both artists of the past, such as Vincent Van Gogh and Leonardo da Vinci, and to artistic movements of the early 20th century, such as Dadaism. The show will run from 23 March through 8 May at the Kalfayan Galleries in Athens, Greece.
Kalfayan Galleries in Athens will present an exhibition of new works as well as works from earlier periods by Constantin Xenakis from 18 February to 20 March. Internationally recognised, Xenakis is one of the most important contemporary Greek artists. Born in Cairo in 1931, he settled in Paris in 1955 where he rapidly became involved in avant-garde trends such as abstract expressionism.
On 14 January, Kalfayan Galleries will present an exhibition of drawings and sculpture by Giannoulis Halepas. The exhibition is one of a series of shows that Kalfayan Galleries organise periodically featuring important Greek artists. Best known for his sculpture Sleeping Woman, which is located in the First Cemetery in Athens, Greece and which he created in 1877 at a young age, Halepas (1851-1938) is one of Greece's most important sculptors. The exhibition will run until 13 February.