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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

  • Elena Antonopoulou, Say Goodbye to Her, the Alexandria You Are Losing, 2018, collage, Artist's photo. Elena Antonopoulou, Say Goodbye to Her, the Alexandria You Are Losing, 2018, collage, Artist's photo.

    Contemporary Art

    The Scenographic World of Elena Antonopoulou

    By January 13, 2021

    Elena Antonopoulou is a young artist from Greece. She has studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts. Also, she has participated in several artistic contests, winning first place and recognition. In Spring 2021 she will...

  • Elena Ringo, The Snow Queen, illustration. Victoria Buzz. Elena Ringo, The Snow Queen, illustration. Victoria Buzz.

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    The Snow Queen – Book Illustrations

    By December 24, 2020

    The Snow Queen is one of the most beautiful winter tales. Originally published on December 21st, 1844, it is Hans Christian Andersen’s longest story. Rumor has it that Andersen wrote it after a love disappointment. He...

  • Anonymous, Enslaved Men Digging Trenches, c. 1850, Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Johan Huizinga Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds Anonymous, Enslaved Men Digging Trenches, c. 1850, Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of the Johan Huizinga Fonds/Rijksmuseum Fonds

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    The Groundbreaking Slavery Exhibition at Rijksmuseum

    By December 17, 2020

    Under the turmoil of this year’s events, the discussion around racism has reached its highest peak. In February 2021 an exhibition will point out a matter very sensitive to many. It is the Slavery exhibition at...

  • 20th century

    Postwar Modernism in Cinema: Italian Neorealism

    By December 3, 2020

    World War II ravaged everything in its path. The global economy was ruined, many cities were completely destroyed, not to mention the numbers of people who lost their lives, were severely injured, or lost their homes....

  • Poster for 'Battleship Potemkin', directed by Sergei Eisenstein, 1925. Poster for 'Battleship Potemkin', directed by Sergei Eisenstein, 1925.

    Cinema

    Constructivism in Soviet Cinema

    By December 2, 2020

    Constructivism originated in Russia in 1915 and its creators were Vladimir Tatlin and Alexander Rodchenko. It promoted using industrial assemblage materials, as there was no place for decoration and stylization. Constructivists considered art as a means...

  • Andy Warhol, Campbell's Soup Cans, 1962, acrylic with metallic enamel paint on canvas, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA. Andy Warhol, Campbell's Soup Cans, 1962, acrylic with metallic enamel paint on canvas, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.

    Art History 101

    Pop Art 101: Everything You Need to Know

    By November 28, 2020

    Everyone is familiar with Pop Art and everyone can recognize its most iconic artists and artworks. Cartoon characters, food, everyday products, are only a few of Pop Art’s subjects. However, most of us tend to believe...

  • View of Lynda Benglis' exhibition 'In the Realm of Senses' at Museum of Cycladic Art. Author's photo. View of Lynda Benglis' exhibition 'In the Realm of Senses' at Museum of Cycladic Art. Author's photo.

    21st century

    The Post-Minimalistic and Feminist Art of Lynda Benglis

    By November 4, 2020

    Post-Minimalism refers to all art practices that came out in the late 1960s. It embraces Body Art, Performance Art, Process Art, and aspects of Conceptual Art. Artists create sculptures that have nothing to do with the...

  • Horror in Art. Peter Paul Rubens, Head of Medusa, 1617-8, oil on canvas, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. Horror in Art. Peter Paul Rubens, Head of Medusa, 1617-8, oil on canvas, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria.

    Art State of Mind

    Halloween Special: Horror in Art

    By October 31, 2020

    Horror isn’t an element only of the movies or literature. Artists throughout time have painted repulsive and ghastly themes. For example, a lovely man is eating his own son passionately, a beautiful lady is beheading her...

  • Michael Lombard, The Ultimate Scene, 2020, ©Michael Lombard. Michael Lombard, The Ultimate Scene, 2020, ©Michael Lombard.

    Contemporary Art

    Michael Lombard Exhibition at Tinta Naranja Urban Gallery

    By October 5, 2020

    This November, a very different exhibition will happen at Tinta Naranja Urban Gallery in Mexico City. Eleven artworks by Michael Lombard will take up the walls. The collection is called Parodic Heresia. That is, classic art...

  • The Friendship of Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel. Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel sharing a cigarette, 1938. Pinterest. The Friendship of Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel. Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel sharing a cigarette, 1938. Pinterest.

    Artists' Stories

    A Fierce Romance of Art and Fashion: The Friendship of Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel

    By September 18, 2020

    When Dali moved to Paris in 1926, Chanel was already a famous fashion designer. Dali had already worked in the fashion industry, as he had collaborated with Elsa Schiaparelli. But, Coco also introduced him to theatrical...

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