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Errika Gerakiti

Errika has a master's degree in Modern and Contemporary History and she is really into History of Art. Some of her favorite artists are Otto Dix, Zdzislaw Beksinski, Frida Kahlo and Vincent Van Gogh. In her free time, she reads literature, she listens to music, she enjoys a good old movie and she creates miniatures of macabre versions of classic fairytales.

Stories By Errika Gerakiti

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    5 Books About Van Gogh You Have to Read

    By May 21, 2020

    Vincent van Gogh is one of those artists whose reputation precedes them. The tormented child of the art, the cursed artist, the madman, the genius, the weird, or the eccentric are only a few of the...

  • Nosferatu, by Friedrich Murnau, 1922. Nosferatu, by Friedrich Murnau, 1922.

    20th century

    The Scary Dr. Caligari: German Expressionism and Horror Movies

    By May 15, 2020

    Expressionism is a movement with many branches. It inspired many different artists and each one of them embraced it differently. Above all, it encouraged experimentation with art. The goal was no longer to imitate nature. Rather,...

  • Camille Rose Garcia, gothic illustration of the Brothers Grimm fairytale "Snow White", Source: Artsy. Camille Rose Garcia, gothic illustration of the Brothers Grimm fairytale "Snow White", Source: Artsy.

    Contemporary Art

    Lowbrow Art, Subcultural Movement or Legitimate Art Generation?

    By April 21, 2020

    Somewhere between the late 1960s and the 1970s, a new artistic movement emerged from the underground scene. At that time it didn’t have any self-consciousness, as there wasn’t even a name for it. However, the art...

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    The Big Eyes of Margaret Keane

    By April 15, 2020

    Surely you have come across Keane’s paintings at some point. They portray children and animals with huge eyes, looking at the viewer with sadness. They have been used in prints, on mugs and they have inspired...

  • Cinema

    10 Best Movies Related to Art for Time Spent in Quarantine

    By March 24, 2020

    This is clearly a difficult time for humanity. Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic and people are advised to stay at home and eliminate physical interaction as much as possible. So, what do we do to...

  • Alexander McQueen x Damien Hirst collection, November 2013. © Alexander McQueen Trading Limited. Alexander McQueen x Damien Hirst collection, November 2013. © Alexander McQueen Trading Limited.

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    Is Fashion a Form of Art?

    By March 11, 2020

    Fashion and art are two passionate lovers. Their beautiful affair has been commemorated many times in museums, exhibitions, and on the runways. Everyone knows about the annual Met Gala where this relationship is celebrated to its...

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    Christian Dior and Surrealist Women Artists

    By February 12, 2020

    Since the entrance of feminism into public debate in recent years, it has influenced many aspects of our culture. One of these is fashion. Many designers have embraced female empowerment and diversity in many ways. One...

  • Art State of Mind

    Book Review: Sofonisba, Portraits of the Soul

    By January 15, 2020

    Sofonisba, Portraits of the soul is a book by Chiara Montani about the life and work of the Italian artist Sofonisba Anguissola. Sofonisba was an artist during the Renaissance in Italy and Spain. She was the...

  • 20th century

    Picasso Damaged at Tate Modern

    By January 10, 2020

    On the 28th of December 2019, a man from the public marred the Picasso painting, Bust of a Woman. The painting is on a long-term loan from a private collector and it has since been removed...

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    Banishing the War: the Etchings of Otto Dix

    By December 10, 2019

    When the First World War, also known as the Great War, broke out, everyone was thrilled. The soldiers went happily to fight for their countries. All sides thought they would be winners and were arrogant towards...

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