Hydra Museum Art Galleries, Hydra Island Greece



On Monday, April 9, the exhibition titled "paint a man, the human figure in the painter's collection", is being opened at the Historical Archive-Museum of Hydra.


It is the first time that this set of works with paintings, drawings, engravings, photographs and sculpture is revealed, revealing patterns, preferences, obsessions, desires to the limits of market access for an artist, gifts and anti-dice, drawing at the same time a calendar of travel, meetings, admiration and friendship with other comrades.


The exhibition is divided into ten readable chapters in the two chambers of the museum and covers almost all aspects of the performance of man's form and activity with examples from antiquity to today's artists.


From the portrait, theatre, politics, subconscious, love, disease to the uncle, there are 220 works by 90 artists such as Valerio Adami, Camilla Adami, Yannis Adamakis, Alexis Akrithakis, Kosta Alex, Pat Andrea, Dimitrios Antonitsis, Agnes Bâillon,

Peter Blake, Louise Bourgeois, Dico Byzantios, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Leonardo Cremonini, Savvas Georgiadis, Dado, Stephanos Daskalakis, Rebecca Driffield, Martine Franck, Maria Giannakaki, Cristina Guinazu, Abraham Hadad, David Hockney, Irene Iliopoulou, Yiannis Kefallinos, R .B. Kitakis, Yannis Kottis, Antonis Kyriakoulis, Lazaros Lameras, Giorgos Lappas, Robert McCabe, Michael Madenis, Nalini Malani, Andrea Martinelli, Irene Matsouki, Yannis Migadis, Tassos Misouras, Denis Monfleur, Giannis Moralis, Chronis Botsoglou, Helmut Newton, Nikos Nikolaou, Nikos Spepa, Olga Stavridou, Nikos Stefanou, Giorgos Tourkovasilis, Yannis Tsarouchis, Alekos Fassianos, Maria Filopoulou, Nikos Pappas, Didier Paquignon, Jaume Plensa, Vassilis Poulos, Giorgos Rorris, Jean Rustin, Eduard Sakayian, Antonio Seguí , Giannoulis Halepas.


It is truly a pleasure when the public space, archaeological and museum itself, a place of preservation, preservation and display of historical memory, is simultaneously transformed through an exhibition into a true "art archiving area" into a valuable "Archive of artistic works, representations, colours and impressions ".


The adventure of the human form in art because, as Utten wrote in "Letter to Lord Byron"

"I think the subject of art is made from human clay ...

... all the Cezan apples I would dump from here, for a small Goya or a Dome. "


The exhibition was edited by the Historian and Director of IAMY, Dina Adamopoulou and will run until May 27th.


Historical Archive-Hydra Museum


Tel .: +30 22980 52355

Working hours:

Daily 9-30 April, 09: 00-16: 00

01-27 May, 09: 00-16: 00 & 19: 30-21: 30

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