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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

  • Punk in Art: Steampunk, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk. Michaela Maria Watbichler, Welcome Your New Queen, 2019, digital art, ©PHOENIX DIGITAL ARTS// Ing. Michaela Maria Watbichler Punk in Art: Steampunk, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk. Michaela Maria Watbichler, Welcome Your New Queen, 2019, digital art, ©PHOENIX DIGITAL ARTS// Ing. Michaela Maria Watbichler

    21st century

    Punk in Art: Steampunk, Dieselpunk, and Cyberpunk

    By July 28, 2020

    There are many artistic styles and genres not recognized by the official art world. In some cases, the artists of a certain genre struggle for acknowledgement. Their works might be technically excellent but for one reason...

  • Art Nouveau Explained: Gustav Klimt, Water Serpents II, 1904, oil on canvas, Private Collaction. Source: DailyArt App. Art Nouveau Explained: Gustav Klimt, Water Serpents II, 1904, oil on canvas, Private Collaction. Source: DailyArt App.

    Art History 101

    Art Nouveau Explained

    By July 14, 2020

    Art Nouveau is one of the most distinguished styles in art. Even though its duration was brief, it quickly became a fetish of the elite. It spread through all social groups and classes. It was an...

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    5 Greek Female Artists You Should Know

    By July 8, 2020

    The debate around the position of women in art is going even further every year. On a global level there have been studies, articles, and books about women artists that had a huge impact in the...

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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...

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