My mother with Cherub (2022) and Black Phoenix (by Christoph Ziegler, 2021). Cherub is now part of a private coilection in Amsterdam. Here is the relevant statement:  An allegory of life and death In the old days, in Greece, the baptism clothes of children who died were donated to the church to re-use; the precious […]




Greece 200 is on air: Το εξώφυλλο ξέραμε αμέσως μόλις είδαμε τη νέα του δουλειά ότι θα ενα έργο του Αμερικανού εικαστικού Thomas Xenakis . Το οπισθόφυλλο όμως; Μία βόλτα στα γειτονικά Τσιταλια μας έδωσε την απάντηση. Θα ήταν ο Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης αυτοπροσώπως. Οι αθυροστομες ρήσεις του και δη αυτή με την οποια παρέδωσε […]

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Photo credit: Courtesy of Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation / Tom Stamati Xenakis / Christoph Ziegler In 2021, Greece celebrates the 200th anniversary of its War of Independence from the Othoman Empire. The Greek struggle inspired 19th-century artists and intellectuals, such as Lord Byron and Eugène Delacroix, and breached the anti-liberal European political order. SMCK Magazine’s 4th […]

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Tsikaliotis Mansion to host our textile_art_show in late June_Arcadia_Greece

Picture: Helleni_Textile collage_Five generations of embroiderers_2017_Loukia Richards_Credit: Christoph Ziegler. We are happy to announce that the group show following our #Textile Quartet #Artist_Residency and Workshop (17-30 June 2019) in Leonidio will take place at the Municipal Gallery in Tsikaliotis Mansion (26-29 June). We are looking for the 4th member of our USA_Canada_Greece team. If you […]

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Embroidery is the new black

EN/GR “OXI!/NO!”. Loukia Richards, 2010. Embroidery of 18th and 19th century Greek traditional motifs on old Greek flag. Credit: Studio Kominis Athens. “By 2030 3D printing will overtake conventional manufacturing in the fashion industry making exquisite embroidery and hand-crafted pieces the ultimate luxury”. This is a statement by fashion’s “Bible” Vogue (British, June 2016). Professional […]

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