“Yannis Moralis” Exhibition at the Benaki Museum (Pireos Street)
Retrospective exhibition of the great Greek painter Yannis Moralis, co-organised through an unprecedented partnership between the Benaki Museum, the National Gallery – Alexandros Soutsos Museum, the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece and Zoumboulakis Galleries, with the support of the painter’s family.
Yannis Moralis was one of the most popular artists of 20th-century Greece: pioneering painter, talented print-maker, gifted set designer and inspiring academic teacher. Through his paintings, sculptures, architectural commissions, record covers, and book illustrations, the exhibition aims to shed light on the artist’s progress from one decade to the other, bringing unknown facets of his life and work to the fore.
Duration: September 20, 2018 – January 05, 2019