Art exhibition “SITE” – Chania 10th June – 10th September

The exhibition includes new installations, older site-specific work, drawings, prints and sculptures by Chris Gianakos.

Opening Reception: Monday, June 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Duration: June 10, 2019 – September 10, 2019
Visiting Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10.00 am – 02:00 pm and 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm

WHERE: Municipal Art Gallery of Chania, Halidon Str- 98 – 102

Chris Gianakos invites the viewer to enter his world of ongoing studies of interventions, either between materials and a specific place, or as an investigation of the basic formal structure of ancient sites – their geometry and their foundation on mathematical calculations.
About the artist:

Chris Gianakos (1934) grew up in New York City, with parents coming from the area around Kissamos, Chania. He is part of the post-Minimalism movement and has more than 50 site-specific installations both in Europe and the United States on his CV, numerous solo-exhibitions as well as his work in public collections, such as MoMA in New York. He lives and works in New York and in Chania.

Source: Municipal Art Gallery Art exhibition 10 June




I'm Austrian living in Tavronitis, love nature, sunsets, the sea, travelling, socialising, good books and more. I came to Crete as a student in the early 70s, exploring the west and southwest of the island with friends by motorbike. When you are young everything is important and , there are lots of things to do...I did. Job, family,children, travelling the world.But I never lost my love of Crete for a minute. And four years ago I ended up in this convenient corner of Crete, not only for holidays, but to stay and haven't regretted it for a minute.

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