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Frissiras Museum

3 & 7, Monis Asteriou, (Plaka, at the junction of Kydathineon Str.), 10558 Athens Drive me
Opening: 04.10.2017, 20:00
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Frissiras museum presents the exhibition of the “3rd Award of European Painting”, which is already an institution in the contemporary art scene.

There were more than 200 participations in the open competition that was held, out of which a shortlist of 20 artists has been selected to present their work.

The winner will be announced at the opening ceremony in October 4th.

The award aims to promote the work of young people and showcase contemporary artistic trends. It also aims to reward aesthetic quality and structural uniqueness, while presenting it to the wider public.

By truly supporting emerging artists, the museum stands by their side in their effort to express themselves through the art of painting in the contemporary artistic field.

The Award Committee

-Nicholas Chr. Stampolidis, Professor & Director of the Museum of Cycladic Art

-Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation

-Katerina Koskina, Director of the National Museum of Contemporary Art

-Panos Charalambous, Dean of the Athens School of Fine Arts

-Pat Andrea, Artist, ex-Professor of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris

-Chronis Botsoglou, Artist, ex-Dean of the Athens School of Fine Arts

-Vlassis Frissiras, Founder & Director of the Frissiras Museum

The finalists

Andreani Giulia, Axente Teodora, Bataillard Marion, Csató József, Haack Simone, Szczekan Ewa, Antarti Anna, Valsamaki Chrisa, Giannopoulos Christos, Katsoulidi Marianna, Krontiri Afroditi, Krystalla Aspasia, Limnaios Yiannis, Michaelides Christos, Moschos Nikos, Perros Vassilis, Routsis Gentsi, Salpigkidis George, Flessa Despina, Fragakis Dimitris

3rd Frissiras Award of European Painting

Despina Flessa, In Deep Time, 2017, print and graphite on paper, 155x75 cm

3rd Frissiras Award of European Painting

Anna Antarti, abstract 59, 2016, mixed media on canvas, 120x120 cm