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Saturday, 21. July 2012 um 18:33 Uhr

Sarah Kuhnt publiziert Artikel über Kunst im zeitgenössischen Griechenland auf


Beyond the Crisis: On Greece’s Burgeoning Art Scene

Sara Kuhnt

Much has been written about the fairly new Athens art scene, often suggesting that its current boom is a direct effect of the economic crisis.1 What seems to be overlooked, however, are the developments leading up to the current situation, and the underlying interdependency between Greek cultural politics, artistic activities and the broader social context, which stems from the mid-1990s when the Greek art world saw a slow but substantial transformation. It is the particular development of a diversity of art institutions – ranging from public museums to independent spaces, commercial galleries and critical journals – that has enabled the current resistance of the art scene to the crisis. (....)"

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