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THE DINOS CHRISTIANOPOULOS COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS
[ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION]
17/2-16/3 1998
KASTRO HI-FI GALLERY
TSIMISKI 35 / 233-039
MO-FRI 9.30-21.30 SA 10.00-14-30



Dinos Christianopoulos began to put his small collection together in 1949. By the time the Little Gallery «Diagonios» opened in 1974, he had assembled photographs by the earlier Thessaloniki photographers i(Iordanidis, Lykidis) and by his own friends (Stylianou). When the «Diagonios» Gallery opened, he became acquainted with many of the younger art photographers - most of them from Thessaloniki - and was able to expand his collection considerably. Today, it consists of some 110 prints, most of them by photographers from Thessaloniki, in whose work the traditional approach to the human figure and the landscape predominates.
The presentation of part of this collection during the Photosynkyria is the result of Christianopoulos' appreciation of the efforts being made by Aris Georgiou and of pleasure in the revival of his work after a year of silence.

D.Ch.

The exhibition includes 34 photographs coming from the following photographers.

Anonymous. Demosthenes Agrafiotis.Yiorgos Athanassopoulos. Pericles Alkidis. Vasilis Vasilikos. Aris Georgiou. Socrates Iordanidis. Yiorgos Lykidis. Eleni Maligoura. Paris Petridis. Simos Saltiel. Giannis Stylianou. Andreas Sfyridis. Yiorgos Tsaoussakis. Stergios Tsioumas. Nelly's. Fred Boissonas. Diane Tong. Marie-Paule Nègre.