THESSALONIKI, GREECE GALLERIES
Kostas Loustas Art Gallery
Pl. Ippodromiou 22, Thessaloniki 546 21, Greece/ 3023.1027.5168/ www.loustas.com
Greek fine artist, born in Athens. Kostas Loustas (1933-2014) was one of the most prominent Greek artists. Studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts, lived and worked in New York and Greece. Viewings by appointment.
Govedarou Art Gallery
G.Papandreou 5, Thessaloníki, Greece/ 3023.1401.5613/ www.govedaroufineartgallery.com
Govedarou Art Gallery started in 2014 in Thessaloniki, Greece under the supervision of the figurative painter Natasa Govedarou who had her studies at the Russian Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. The aim of the Gallery is to show Greek and foreign, established and new artists, creating with them a long-term relationship of co-operation. The selection of the artists is based on the quality of their works and their creativity, demonstrating the astonishing diversity and versatility of various mediums, technics and styles. Open: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 5:30 pm - 9 pm.
Lola Nikolaou Art Gallery
Tsimiski 52, Thessaloniki, Greece/ 3023.1024.0416/ lolanikolaougallery.blogspot.rs
Lola Nikolaou gallery was founded on 1993 in the center of Thessaloniki, its initial goal being to highlight the contemporary art scene in Greece and to accustom the greek art lovers to it. In these year the gallery accommodated shows from most of the important Greek contemporary artists, organized exhibition for many internationally renowned artists, partnered with Museums and cultural organizations and took part in Art Fairs worldwide.
96 Tsimiski Street, Thessaloniki, Greece/ 3023.1400.7167/ www.kalosklio.com
Kalos&Klio (Christos Kalos, Klio Tantalidou), is an artist duo born in Thessaloniki, Greece, where they live and work. The pair has joined forces since 2005 and operates in a complementary fashion, considering the process of working as one, a path more intriguing. Kalos&Klio are important figures in the world of digital art and today, while through their post pop and post psychedelic explorations they have opened up new avenues in the area of design, interior architecture and illustration. Breaking through the boundaries of the arts Kalos&Klio create ensembles which are deliberately emptied of ideology and which, for precisely this reason, articulate a political discourse. Open: Mon-Fri, 5 pm - 9 pm; Saturday, 11 am - 2 pm.
ΜΕΛΕΝΙΑ ΛΕΜΟΝΙΑ Gallery
8 Delmouzou Al. str, Thessaloníki, Greece/ 3069.3725.2007/ www.facebook.com/melenialemonia
The Melnik LEMONS art gallery, opened its doors to the public in September 2010. The owner Angeliki Triaridis, known by the multifaceted way in Thessaloniki ( TV, galleries, magazines, publications, online channels, etc. ). The first presence of Melnik Lemons held in Athens in Kolonaki presenting, from 2010 to 2012, solo and group shows a total of 19 Greek and foreign artists. Then they began in 2012 Melnik LEMONS Thessaloniki, with an exhibition of Greek and European painters on the human person and transformations.
Filippou 51, Thessaloniki, Greece/ 3021.3043.6697/ www.nitragallery.com
Nitra gallery is a continuation of Atrion gallery, founded in Thessaloniki in 1994. In 2013, the baton was passed to Aliki Tsirliagkou and to the next generation, as Atrion became Nitra, based in the city’s roman agora neighborhood. Nitra presents a dynamic, multifaceted exhibition program, representing both Greek and international artists with a range of practices. Professional experience with the Greek art world, an overall conception of artistic production in Greece over the past three decades as seen through two generations, and the strong ties Nitra has developed with the city of Istanbul have all led to the the creation of an international network of artists, collectors and professionals in the field. Open: Wed-Sat, 11 am - 3 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 am - 3 pm & 6 pm - 9 pm & by appointment.
TETTIX Art Gallery
Dialetti 3, Thessaloniki, Greece/ 3069.7404.0484/ tettixgallery.com
Tettix Art Gallery was founded in 2005 by two brothers Kostas and Agapitos Tzitzikas (Tettix in ancient greek means cicada=Tzitzikas) to promote young artists.