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S. Halaby Rainbow Spirals Oil painting
Samia Halaby Rainbow Spirals, 1973 Oil on canvas 168 x 168 cm . Courtesy the artist and Ayyam Galleries, London, Dubai, Beirut.
picture of boxed world
Kalliopi Lemos, Boxed World no.1, 2015, Photograph, figurine made of steel skeleton, air drying clay and Japanese paper, box made with reclaimed wood, 74 x 54 x 20 cm, Nitra Gallery. Courtesy of Nitra Gallery and the artist.
picture of the shadow
Tassos Pavlopoulos The shadow, 2014 acrylic on paper. Courtesy the artist and Kalfayan Galleries, Athens - Thessaloniki.

Samia Halaby

Painting from the Sixties and Seventies

Ayyam Gallery London
143 New Bond Street, 1st floor, W1S 2TP, London

18 May – 18 July 2015

Kalliopi Lemos

At the Center of the World

Nitra Gallery

51 Philippou Street, 54631 Thessaloniki, Greece.

28 May – 9 July 2015

Tassos Pavlopoulos


Kalfayan Galleries
11 Haritos Street, Kolonaki, Athens, Greece

14 May – 31 July 2015

Widely recognised as an innovator of abstraction and a leading painter from the Arab world, Halaby will exhibit a selection of works from the initial period of her oeuvre. The nearly two-dozen paintings on display will offer a rare look into her artistic development by charting several groundbreaking experiments across diverse bodies of work. The exhibition will mark the first time that such a seminal collection of Halaby’s paintings is shown in Europe. Included in the solo show are examples from the artist’s Geometric Still Life (1966-70), Helixes and Cycloids (1971-75), and Diagonal Flight series (1974-79), which furthered her approach to the depiction of reality ... Read more

Kalliopi Lemos’s "At the Center of the World" exhibition participates in the 4th Thessaloniki Performance Festival, part of the main program of the 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (23.06 -30.09.2015) After a series of large scale installations in Greece and abroad, London, Istanbul and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, where she presented works with intense references to immigration, Kalliopi Lemos continues to deal with the issue of human rights, the lack of respect of human dignity and the woman’s position in modern society. After the big success of the exhibition I am I Between Worlds and Between Shadows in the Ioakeimeion School of Istanbul, Nitra Gallery presents the new work of Kalliopi Lemos under the title At the Center of the World. In this body of work the artist examines ‘the anguished effort for balance and internal freedom’ as it is represented through a short film ... Read more

The artist Tassos Pavlopoulos is presenting new work at Kalfayan Galleries in an exhibition titled «Phantasmagoria» which he describes as a "paranoid" installation that aims to transform the gallery space into a phantasmagoric show. For the first time, the artist presents thousands of drawings that span many decades in a particularly eccentric way. The installation is complemented by newly created cast bronze sculptures and the presentation of an "incredibly boring" film. As the artist states, he embraces the subversive views of Breton, who claimed that the investigation of the unconscious must remain open to artists, so that they can look for the "miraculous." ... Read more