Haus N Athen / 2019 All rights reserved

An Exercise on Values

21 June - 17 July 2018

Works by: Eugenia Apostolou, Maria Polyzoidou, Georgia Sagri, Natasha Papadopoulou, Amalia Vekri, Kostas Sahpazis,

Ioannis Koliopoulos, Vasilis Papageorgiou, Albert Mayr, Eleni Kamma, Aggelos Papadimitriou, Pavlos Nikolakopoulos,

Antonín Jirát, Antonis Pittas, Thanassis Totsikas, Aleksandra Vajd, Maria Papadimitriou, Jiří Kovanda, Peter Kogler, Alexis Akrithakis,

Jiří Thýn, Alexios Papazacharias, Nana Sachini

Curated by Alexios Papazacharias

Dear,

an exercise on values sounds very appropriate. Somehow it sounds nice, it is vague enough and equally precise, seductive but not flattering. Here is what an exercise on values consists of: two oil paintings negotiating nothing through completely different approaches, something dealing with what we generally call religion (of any kind), a photo taken in a laundry service, empty bottles of alcohol (drinks), a couple of material gestures, some bread, car related stuff, a water sprinkler playing drums,  three guillotines, something created to bring joy to everyday life, an homage to Asger Jorn, an image of a large truck or a large image of a truck, some hands pointing out the difference, watercolor banknotes and a knife, colored photograms, a quotation, a bucket with water, photocopies of a brain, a heart and a spinal cord, a curtain, a photograph of a person checking a book and a handful of silver neck chains.

Kind regards,

Alexios Papazacharias

 

Photos : Athanasios Gatos

Press: Daily Lazy

        

Maria Papadimitriou

Infinito fa Rumore, Eternita fa Silenzio Led 2010-2018

sign for interior and exterior use 40x100cm

Eugenia Apostolou

Untitled 2018

Oil on canvas 150x150cm  

Maria Polyzoidou

Untitled 2013

Oil on canvas 30x40cm

Nana Sachini

One who Bathes in Moonlight 2008

Cast aluminum, suede leather (unique) 55x32x32cm 

Nana Sachini

Common Ancestor 2008

Bronze, patina, suede leather (unique) 65x32x32cm

Angelos Papadimitriou

Coco Chanel Traveling to China for Business 2013

Mixed media on wood

20x50cm

Thanassis Totsikas

Untitled works from 2008

Drawings and metal

Dimensions variable

Thanassis Totsikas

Untitled works from 2008

Detail

Thanassis Totsikas

Untitled works from 2008

Detail

Thanassis Totsikas

Untitled works from 2008

Detail

Thanassis Totsikas

Untitled works from 2008

Detail

Thanassis Totsikas

Untitled works from 2008

Detail

Aleksandra Vajd

Untitled (from the series 36 dramatic situations) 2018

Hand coloured black & white photograms

Dimensions variable

Antonín Jirát

Untitled truck 2018

C print

65x100cm

Jiří Thýn

Untitled 074 (from the cycle consciousness as a fundamental attribute 2) 2013

Black & white photograph

Dimensions variable, Courtesy of the artist and Huntkastner Gallery

Vasilis Papageorgiou

The Darkest Hour is just after the Dawn 2018

Steel, ceramics, cast bronze, marble

Dimensions variable 

Vasilis Papageorgiou

The Darkest Hour is just after the Dawn 2018

Detail

Vasilis Papageorgiou

The Darkest Hour is just after the Dawn 2018

Detail

Vasilis Papageorgiou

The Darkest Hour is just after the Dawn 2018

Detail

Ioannis Koliopoulos

Last minute costume 2018

Bread, c-print, nails, pins, idustrial felt carpet, wool rug, sponge, bronze, wood

200x30x300cm approx.

Ioannis Koliopoulos

Last minute costume 2018

Details

Eleni Kamma

Mimetic Ties 2009

Photographic paper, plexiglass, wood, ceramic pot, soil

50x200cm

Eleni Kamma

Mimetic Ties 2009

Detail

Amalia Vekri

The Prettiest 2018

Air-drying clay, Belvedere vodka bottle, spray paint

83x10x37cm

Amalia Vekri

Longing for the Top 2018

Air-drying clay, Belvedere vodka bottle, found object, spray paint

63,5x9x28cm

Amalia Vekri

Swam in a Lake of Champagne 2017

Air-drying clay, found object, Cristal champagne bottle, spray paint

47x8x10cm

Kostas Sachpazis

Untitled 2018

Resins, iron

30x40x80cm Courtesy of the artist and Bernier Eliades Gallery

Yorgos Sapountzis

Untitled 1999-2000

Mixed media on paper

18x30cm each Courtesy of private collection Athens

Jiří Kovanda

Untitled (Liberator) 2018

Bucket, canned sardines, water

1+1 artist proof Courtesy of the artist and SVIT Gallery Prague

Alexios Papazacharias

Untitled (neckpiece) 2018

Silver neckchains

1+1 artist proof

Alexios Papazacharias

Untitled (neckpiece) 2018

Detail

Pavlos Nikolakopoulos

Homage to Asger Jorn 2017

Wood, golden leaf, epoxy colour on metal

50x50x138cm

Antonis Pittas

Natasha Papadopoulou

Self Service 2000

Hand printed C print on Kodak supra paper

Edition of 2, 27,9x35,50cm 

Albert Mayr

Untitled (Trommelregen) 2015

Digital video, 3: 23 min

Alexis Akrithakis

Untitled Printed fabric 1975

Courtesy of the Alexis Akrithakis estate

Alexis Akrithakis

Untitled Printed fabric 1975

Detail

Peter Kogler

Untitled 1989

Xerography on paper

21x29,7cm each, Courtesy of private collection