98-102 Chalidon Street, Chania - Crete
Municipal Art Gallery of Chania
"The other Arcadia" Foundation
Monday to Friday: 10:00-14:00 & 18:00-21:00 Saturday: 10:00-14:00
Τ 28210 92294 & 28210 92419
The Municipal Art Gallery of Chania and the ‘The other Arcadia’ Foundation present the exhibition ‘In the Ark of Dreams’ with works from the Sotiris Felios Collection, curated by the painter Michalis Manousakis. The exhibition will open on Friday, the 24th of October and it will last until Saturday, the 24th of January 2015.
Michalis Manousakis chose 76 works, paintings and sculptures, from 19 artists in order, as he so characteristically states, to share them with those who cohabit the same history, the same geographical place…
The artists that take part in this exhibition are: Kalliopi Assargiotaki, Yiorgos Avgeros, Konstantin Kakanias, Theofilos Katsipanos, Alexis Kyritsopoulos, George Lappas, Alekos Levidis, Tassos Matzavinos, Tassos Missouras, Emmanouil Bitsakis, Christos Bokoros, Vally Nomidou, Achilleas Papacostas, Kostas Papanikolaou, Rania Rangou, Yiorgos Rorris, Edouard Sacaillan, Anna Maria Tsakali and Pantelis Chandris.
The Sotiris Felios Collection begun in the early ‘90s. It includes mostly works from contemporary, figurative artists and it numbers today over 850 works of art. Part of the Collection has been exhibited at the Benaki Museum (2002 & 2009), the Cultural Center of Nicosia (Famagusta Gate 2003), the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki 2003), the Cultural Center of Ermoupolis (Syros 2008), the Sismanoglio Megaro (Istanbul 2010), the Hellenic Institute for Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies in Venice (Venice, 2011), the Giorgio De Chirico Art Centre (Volos, 2012), the Vittoriano (Rome , 2012), the Annexes of the National Art Gallery (Nafplio and Coumantaros Art Gallery of Sparta 2013), while some artworks are lent to museums for retrospective and collective exhibitions.