Rosa’s New Clothes

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Exhibition for the 100th anniversary of her murder

Exhibition for the 100th anniversary of her murder
15 January 2019-2 February 2019

January 15th, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Rosa Luxemburg’s murder. To honour this wonderful and powerful woman after whom it has been named, Rosa Luxemburgs Foundation – Office in Greece turned to the Athens School of Fine Arts to seek Rosa in art, to see how art can depict her personality, her multiple interests, her flaws, her ideas, her era; to see what Rosa looks like today, what she inspires, to dress her in her new clothes. This cooperation with ASFA resulted in 28 original, inspired, and very different works of art, which are exhibited in Ikastikos Kyklos DL Gallery, from January 15th to February 2nd, 2019. On January 15th, at 19:00, we invite you to the opening of the exhibition, where 6 of the works will be awarded a prize by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.


Participating artists:

Elena Antonopoulou, Giorgos Brantzos, Elli Embedokli, Eugenia Galanopoulou, Gogo Ieromonahou, Giorgos Kotsakos, Maria Kotsou, Vassiliki Koukou, Elena Kyrkili, Dimitris Lianos, Giannis Liarmakopoulos, Julia Maria Makoschitz, Kostas Margaritis, Stavroula Mihalopoulou, Vladimiros Mitropoulos, Aggeliki Mourati, Nikoleta Papakonstantinou, Dionysis Pappas, Dimitris Petrolekas, Katerina Sarra, Christina Sylvia Simantira, Stratis Stamatakos, Nektarios Theodonis, Vicky Tsakali, Malvina Tsiora, Maria Vourvahaki, Elpida Voutsa, Eleni Zoumba.


Texts by:

Sofia Chrysafopoulou, Irini Chrysanthi Giannis Karadimas, Nikolaos Katsivelakis, Alkistis Maria Kontopoulou.


Rosa’s New Clothes


Gallery Ikastikos Kyklos DL, Akadimias Str. 6, 10671 Athens

Tel.: (+30) 210 3646818-9

Opening hours:

Wednesday – Saturday: 11:00 – 16:00
Tuesday – Thursday – Friday: 11:00 – 20:00.


The exhibition was organized in cooperation with Aggelos Antonopoulos, dean of ASFA and teaching professor of the 1st Painting Workshop, and with Ada Dialla, president of and professor in the Department of History and Theory of Art. Dida Papalexandrou and Athina Papanikolaou helped out with the administration.


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