Continuing its series of exhibitions dedicated to top Greek poets, the B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music presents “When the light dances, I speak fairly: George Seferis and his poetry through painting and photography.”
The exhibition includes Seferis’s manuscripts; first editions; the Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to him by the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences in 1963; paintings by the poet; black and white photographs he shot himself; excerpts from the poet’s texts on the work of painters Panayiotis Zografos and Theofilos Chatzimichail, along with their paintings; illustrations of his poems by Yannis Tsarouchis, Yannis Moralis, Tassos and Yannis Psychopedis; and contemporary Greek artists’ works, inspired by Seferis’s poetry. These artists include Diamantis, Vassileiou, Chatzikyriakos-Gkikas, Tsarouchis, Tassos, Moralis, Sikeliotis, Tetsis, Theocharakis, Karas, Tsoklis, Fassianos, Sorogkas, Makroulakis, Papagiannis, Levidis Rivellis, Fanakidis, Psychopaidis, Tsalamatas, Xenou, Adamakos, Daskalakis, Liti, Arfaras, Makris, Bokoros, Sakagian, Tranos, Papanikolaou, Charos, Athanasiadi, Rorris, Veroukas, Kontogiannopoulou, Charonitakis, Bechraki, and Selimas.
The exhibition runs until January 21.
Where: B&M Theocharakis Foundation for Fine Arts and Music
When: Monday-Sunday, 10 am – 6 pm