Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015
The Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015 is celebrating its sixtieth of many creative years as a living entity which converses with society and continues to be active while at the same time undergoing change.
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The Athens and Epidaurus Festival 2015 is celebrating its sixtieth of many creative years as a living entity which converses with society and continues to be active while at the same time undergoing change.The theatre has a dynamic presence this year, with important foreign invitees as well as Greek productions by established and younger artists.
Athens, known as the cradle of Western civilization, is the birthplace of theater founded on the cornerstone of ancient dramatic works. This summer Badminton Theater, one of the most prestigious theaters in Greece, offers its visitors the opportunity to experience Euripides Electra, a masterpiece of ancient drama in a new and phenomenal production maintaining the integrity of the classic theatrical format in 21st century Theater.
S.G. Art Gallery, in Athens Greece is pleased to announce the opening of Eleni Tsotsorou's solo exhibition entitled "Pop Angst", curated by art historian and curator Megakles Rogakos."Pop Angst" is Tsotsorou's eighth solo exhibition. The artist will present a series of 22 paintings relating to the internal conflict experienced by man on his path through the labyrinth of fear, so that he may finally manage to emerge from darkness towards light, and conquer his inner freedom.
The exhibition will present new works by Michalis Katzourakis in mixed media and for the first time his unknown expressionist works from the 1960s will be presented in public.The work of Michalis Katzourakis is directly associated with the poetic expression of geometric abstraction in both Greece and the international art world. The thematic recordings of his works come from the artist's personal records from the world of everyday objects, which evade their performing reports maintaining the substance of the structures and the delicate color rendering of the expression's austerity.
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