The group exhibition “Photis Kontoglou and his influence on the younger generation” will take place at the B&E Goulandris Foundation from Wednesday, September 21 and will last until December 12.
The exhibition is a tribute to the 100-year anniversary of the national disaster of the uprooting of the Greeks of Asia Minor and is under the auspices of A.E. of the President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou.

The first part of the exhibition focuses on the cultural and intellectual contribution of Fotis Kontoglou in the fields of visual arts and literature of the 20th century.
The second part highlights his influence over the younger generations. Starting with the first among his students, who are the outstanding Nikos Eggonopoulos and Yannis Tsarouhis, but also other distinguished ones such as Moralis, Loukopoulos, Vourloumis, Kopsidis, Papadelis, Hochlidakis and Xynopoulos.
Overall, 39 artists juxtapose their works with works by Photis Kontoglou where all influence, direct and indirect, is evident: 52 lenders, Foundations, organisations and individuals contributed with loans that amount to 135 works. The exhibition is accompanied by the enlightening texts of Professor Dimitris Pavlopoulos and the research PhD historians Spyros Moschonas and Giorgos Mylonas.

Participating artists are Emmanouil Bitsakis, Christos Bokoros, Giorgos Chochlidakis, Nikolaos Choutos, Stefanos Daskalakis, Diamantis Diamantopoulos, Nikos Engonopoulos, Stelios Faitakis, Fikos, Konstantinos Georgakopoulos, Georgios Gliatas, Markos Kampanis, Andreas Kontellis, Photis Kontoglou, Rallis Kopsidis, George Kordis, Alekos Kyrarinis, Alekos Levidis, Klearchos Loukopoulos, Nektarios Mamais, Tassos Mantzavinos, Ioannis Mitrakas, Yannis Moralis, Nikos Moschos, Giannis Papadellis, Spyros Papaloukas, Konstantinos Papamichalopoulos, Kostas Papanikolaou, Spyros Papanikolaou, George Rorris, Edouard Sacaillan, Pavlos Samios, Father Stamatis Skliris, Sotiris Sorogas, Yannis Tsarouchis, Ioannis Vamboulis, Petros Vamboulis, Fotis Varthis, Spyros Vassiliou, Nikos Velmos and Klaus Vrieslander.

The General Director of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation Mr. Kyriakos Koutsomallis is the curator of the exhibition.

 Exhibition duration: 21.09 - 12.12.2022
Vassilis & Elizas Goulandris Foundation
Temporary Exhibitions Gallery - 1st Basement Floor
Eratosthenous 13