MEETING in Memory of Nikos Gabriel Pentzikis (1908-1993): mortals and saints in procession

MEETING in Memory of Nikos Gabriel Pentzikis (1908-1993): mortals and saints in procession

Start Date:  09 May 2018

End Date:  09 May 2018

Start Date Time:  18.30

Showroom:  Amphitheatre "Melina Mercouri"

The Museum of Byzantine Culture and the MVN Consultants invite you cordially on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at 18.30 to the MEETING in Memory of Nikos Gabriel Pentzikis (1908-1993): mortals and saints in procession. Speakers: Nikolaos Grekos, Alexandros Makris-Christos Ph. Margaritis, Gabriel N. Pentzikis, Chrysostomos Stamoulis, Archimandrite Ephraim Triantaphyllopoulos, Georgios Tsigaras. Dr. Agathoniki Tsilipakou, director of the Museum, will recite the prologue.

The MEETING in Memory of Nikos Gabriel Pentzikis is a parallel event in the context of the temporary exhibition “TEMPLON. Sacred figures, invisible gates of faith. 20th and 21th century” which until recently was hosted in the Museum. A group of paintings by Pentzikis, the so-called “Synaxaria”, is related to the exhibition. Moreover, many of his writings create to the reader a sense similar to that of the Exhibition, through which sense the visitor makes his transcendence beyond the Barrier Screen, that is the Templon…

 Entrance free.