Scent of a Woman in Greek Painting

Athens, Greece

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

Stops

18

Stories

16

Distance

Indoor

Duration

40min

Audio

No

Description

The exhibition presents women’s figure in Modern Greek Art through artworks of great Greek painters of the 19th and 20th century, that aims to engage the visitor in a conversation with the artistic creation of this period, to feature women and their unseen interior world, as well as to promote their position in the Greek society.

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Highlights

  • Images of Women in Greek Modern Art

    1. Images of Women in Greek Modern Art

    In the aftermath of the war and the aspirations of abstract art, the 1970s open with the return of representational painting and women represent a subject of predilection for all artists, older and younger ones.
  • Portraits of women scholars and actors

    2. Portraits of women scholars and actors

    A prominent thematic unit of their artistic production and their purpose is clearly to highlight the role of women as creators.
  • The cosmos of women

    3. The cosmos of women

    The cosmos in both the narrow sense of the decorative, and the broad sense, of the character, the customs, the passions and the conditions of women's lives , has always fascinated artists.

Featured stories

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 Vas. Sofias 9 & Merlin 1, Str.
Starting point B. & M. Theoocharakis Foundation for the Fine Arts and Music
Recommended visiting hours 10.00-18.00

Why take a self-guided tour?

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