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News: Exhibition
Photograph of Gianoulis Chalepas (Konstantinos P. Kalaitzidis archive).
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by Archaeology Newsroom

“Gianoulis Chalepas: Return to Pyrgos” exhibition extended

Till Wednesday October 31, 2018

The temporary exhibition “Gianoulis Chalepas: Return to Pyrgos” at the Marble Crafts Museum on Tinos is to be extended till Wednesday October 31, 2018 due to the large turnout.

So far, over 18,500 visitors had the opportunity to enjoy the exhibition that was organized on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Tinian sculptor’s death in 1938 and is a collaboration between The Piraeus Bank Group Cultural Foundation and the National Gallery – Alexandros Soutzos Museum.

The exhibition, one of the events of the European Year of Cultural Heritage, includes authentic drawings and works in plaster by the top Modern Greek sculptor from collections of the National Gallery. The exhibition is enhanced by original photographic material from the archives of Konstantinos P. Kalaitzidis, while 35 drawings by Chalepas belonging to the private collector Nikolaos Doukas are to be shown for the first time.