Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika: Painting for Books
EXHIBITION
Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika: Painting for Books
THE GHIKA GALLERY
FROM 19/04/2018 - TO 21/07/2018
Nikos Hadjikyriakos – Ghika created illustrations that accompanied texts from 1937 until 1992. He designed many book covers and frontispieces and he illustrated mainly works of poetry. 

Many of his works decorated the cover or the frontispiece of literary magazines, such as Nea Estia, Morfes  and Aixoni. Ghika illustrated fully the Poems by Kavafi, The Odysey by Kazantzakis, Daphnis and Chloe by Longus and Amorgos by Nikos Gatsos. Meanwhile, he created many individual covers and frontispieces for books and poetic collections by Odysseus Elytis, Lito Katakouzenos, Margarita Liberaki and others. 

Τhe exhibition, combining painting and literature, offers to the public a great chance to admire older publications and to discover Ghika’s art of illustration. 

 

Participant of the Athens 2018 World Book Capital 

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VISITING INFORMATION

THE GHIKA GALLERY
DURATION:
19/04/2018 - 21/07/2018
OPENING:
18.04.2018, 20:00
OPENING HOURS:

Wednesday, Thursaday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00 - 18:00

TICKETS:

€ 5

Free entrance on 28 & 29/04/2018

ORGANISATION:
CURATORS

Ioanna Moraiti

HASHTAG EXHIBITION:
#GhikaPaintingForBooksBM

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With the support of

Benaki Museum Official Technology Sponsor