November 1, 2023 – 9:15
Exhibition – tribute for the 100th anniversary of the birth of Maria Callas
An exhibition dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the birth of the world-famous soprano Maria Callas opens tonight, at 7:30 p.m., at the Giorgio de Chirico Art Center. This is a series of visual works by the Mykonian painter Marina Petris with the general title “Maria Callas a life like a fairy tale”.
THE Marina Petri comes from Mykonos with an international career as a painter in Europe, Asia and America.
He studied painting at the A.S.K.T of Athens with professors D. Mytaras, G. Mavroidis, G. Moralis and G. Nikolaou while he did postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Art in London.
As a very important contemporary painter and writer, she has presented her work in 111 individual and group exhibitions, has published 20 books for children and adults, and is still active in the organization of cultural events.
The painter, in order to enrich the exhibition, created twelve posters through which Maria Callas “talks” about opera, work, love, romance, friendship, repeating her wise phrases that have gone down in history.
“When I stop having enemies I will not exist”, “Love is stronger without marriage”, are some of the phrases where visitors stand and read again and again.
Marina Petri created the “Mono Ena” Gallery, Mykonion Fos Publications, is a member of the National Council of Greek Women and AHEPA, and her visual work has been distinguished by ASKT (High School of Fine Arts, the Ministry of Culture, UNICEF, UNESCO and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Her works have been presented in many countries such as England, Germany, Russia, Italy, Holland, Serbia, Syria, Japan and New York.
Exhibition duration until 15/11/2023.
Opening hours from 18.30-21.00 every day except weekends.