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The small and grand world of Apostolos Chantzaras

Dimitris Pavlopoulos:   In his fifth personal exhibition, the painter Apostolos Chantzaras (born in 1977), continues to develop his own visual world with consistency and absorption. After first having studied Painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts under Chronis Botsoglou, then having studied Photography and Fresco, as well as Painting ...
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Lament for a sacrifice

Menis Koumandareas: I imagine that the original conception of Apostolos Chantzaras’s work is the Myth of the Labyrinth with the Minotaur and Theseus. The way the artist expresses himself using intense colours, coarse outlines and a certain freedom in his drawing, refers to the ancient myth with primitive freedom in ...
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A version of greek pop: Apostolos Chantzaras’ art

Alexandra Tranta: The figures that adorn Apostolos Chantzaras’s art are somehow familiar. We have come across precursory forms of his figures in well known ancient Greek artworks that decorate museums all around the world. From the motif of the butterfly, which, for the Greeks, symbolizes eternally the soul (psyche), the ...
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Public festival full of colours and feelings

Nicholas Mastropavlos: The heart of Naxos is an inner world that can hide an entire different world. That’s why in the Korfi t’ Aroniou , mystery entangles with precise language into an imaginary dance. Where imagination and reality meet, legend has the first word followed by the painter’s brush. Apostolos ...
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Aegean Colour

Louisa Karapidaki (from the catalogue of the exhibition "Aegean colour" at Skoufa Gallery):   Aegean colour; an exhibition in three entities by Apostolos Chantzaras, with images of infinity and sublimity, with scenes of tranquility and tempest, like the Aegean Sea itself and like that described by a verse of the poet ...
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Apostolos Botsos

The young artist Apostolos Chantzaras, who was born in the city of Agrinio, is exceptionally cultured, a fact that allows him to easily handle several topics. His involvement with painting reveals his temperament, which is full of passion and liveliness, facts that are present in his paintings. His design is ...
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Nikos Koundouros

He walks along gnarled roads holding on to this own faith. Nothing is finished. Everything is a beginning. And a beginning is always a beginning. The poet, however, is not looking forward to an end along the road he has chosen; because there is no end. I wish you “good ...
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