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Sapfo Mortaki, Evangelia Georgitsoyanni

Volume:2 Issue: 12

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1Sapfo Mortaki, 2Evangelia Georgitsoyanni
1. Post-doctoral researcher, Harokopio University of Athens.
2. Professor of History of Art and Civilization, Harokopio University of Athens.

Mortaki, Sapfo, and Evangelia Georgitsoyanni. "GREEK ARTISTS IN PARIS DURING THE DECADE OF 1990: THE TRADITIONAL CULTURAL RELATIONSHIP ON A NEW BASIS." Int. J. Arts&Humanities, vol. 2, no. 12, Dec. 2018, pp. 623-640, Accessed Dec. 2018.
Mortaki, S., & Georgitsoyanni, E. (2018, December). GREEK ARTISTS IN PARIS DURING THE DECADE OF 1990: THE TRADITIONAL CULTURAL RELATIONSHIP ON A NEW BASIS. Int. J. Arts&Humanities, 2(12), 623-640. Retrieved from
Mortaki, Sapfo, and Evangelia Georgitsoyanni. "GREEK ARTISTS IN PARIS DURING THE DECADE OF 1990: THE TRADITIONAL CULTURAL RELATIONSHIP ON A NEW BASIS." Int. J. Arts&Humanities 2, no. 12 (December 2018), 623-640. Accessed December, 2018.

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Greek artists in Paris, art exhibitions, contemporary art, art and globalization

The global social and economic processes that took place in the 1990, known as globalisation, exerted a decisive impact on the mechanisms of art production and circulation. The concept of nationality is redefined and contemporary art, now on an international level, continues to draw inspiration from national cultural symbols. The political version of neo-avant-garde in the1960s and 1970s was the last significant period of Parisian contribution to Greek art modernization, appearing to complete its course around 1980. Until the last decade of the 20th century, though, many young Greek artists still visit Paris, as it transpires from the French National Archives. We shall research the causes of this artistic practice, the origins of their artistic background and their relation with the previous generations that created a European consciousness and artwork defining a critical attitude and perception of the world as well as mobility of space and meaning. As far as the presence of Greek artists in Paris is concerned, the decade of 1990 finds representatives of all ages and artistic currents coexisting and creating together. Their artistic activity is evident through their participation in major artistic events, while their publicization is depicted in the Greek and Parisian magazine press of the time.

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