The curatοrs of the exhibition and the catalogue are George A. Panetsos, Professor of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Patras, and Marilena Kasimati art historian and curator at the National Gallery of Greece.
The President of Greece Karolos Papoulias and the President of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer, inaugurated the very important exhibition "Hellenic Renaissance: The architecture of Theophil Hansen" on Wednesday, October 22 at the B. & M. Theocharakis Foundation, in Athens.
The exhibition is accompanied by the catalogue of "Hellenic Renaissance: The architecture of the Theophil Hansen", including texts of George A. Panetsos, Eirini (Rena) Fatsea, Manolis Korres, Robert Stalla, Rainald Franz, Andreas Zeese, Maren Grõning, Villads Villadsen and Marilena Z. Kasimati.
The exhibition is organized in collaboration with the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna and the National Art Library of Denmark, it is under the auspices of the Austrian and Danish Embassy and its grand donor is the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
It includes more than 180 original drawings (watercolors, crayons etc.), mostly originating from Austrian and Danish museums and Archives, most works of which remain unpublished. It, also, includes a number of furniture, objects of gilded bronze, as well as 19th century photos.
Duration: 22 October 2014 – 18 January 2015
Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10:00-18:00, Thursday: 10:00-20:00