Konstantinos Volanakis: Seascapes | Exhibition

Athens, Greece

B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music

Stops

12

Stories

19

Distance

Indoor

Duration

10min

Audio

Description

Konstantinos Volanakis: Seascapes Tour is an indoor self-guided audio walking tour in B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music exhibition about Konstantinos Volanakis, Greek painter & known as the “father of Greek seascape painting. Take your tour now and enjoy it instantly on your smartphone device.

More than 70 iconic artworks of the Volanakis’ evolutionary route are being presented, by the valuable collections of Panos Lascarides and many more. Sailships, steamers, and fishing boats, all captured through his own personal expression, seal the remarkable artist’s familiar world of painting.

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Highlights

  • Early years

    1. Early years

    The search for the principles of Volanakis' seascape in lifein life and sensitivity of the painter it is a commonplace but it remains a safe way to approach his work.
  • 'Aris' (brig) exodus

    2. 'Aris' (brig) exodus

    1894, Oil on canvas, 110 χ 191 cm, Evangelos Angelakos Collection
  • 1877 - The Battle of Trafalgar

    3. 1877 - The Battle of Trafalgar

    In 1877 he draws the much-discussed work "Battle of Trafalgar". Lost forever, the painting was last seen in an auction hall in London and was purchased by the British Navy.

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B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music

The B&M Theoharakis Foundation has as its basic interest the fine arts and music in Greece and worldwide, by focusing on the emergence and evolution of the modern in the 20th and 21st century.

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Details

Address B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music
Starting point 9 Vas. Sofias & 1 Merlin, Athens
Opening hours Open daily: 10:00 – 18:00, Thursday (October-May): 10:00 – 20:00.

Why take a self-guided tour?

This is a self-guided tour based on the award-winning storytelling concept developed by Clio Muse and the fascinating narratives prepared by our handpicked destination experts.

You can enjoy each multilingual tour by using your smartphone or tablet at your own pace even if you are offline. The interactive map on your screen will guide you step-by-step as you explore all points of interest along your route. Each stop comes with a selection of our signature stories allowing you to tailor the tour experience to your personal interests and schedule.

After downloading Clio Muse app, you can access this tour and activate it any moment you wish and also repeat it any time. To best enjoy our multimedia self-guided tour (comprising maps, video, audio and text) we recommend the use of headphones.