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Manos Stefanidis
Assistant Professor

Office 916, 9th floor, School of Philosophy
Phone: 210-7277381

E-mail: manos.stefanidis[at]gmail[dot]gr

 

 

 

Place of birth : Piraeus

Date of birth : 07/25/1954

Education

1978: Graduate of the Department of History and Archaeology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Athens.

Rating: Very Good.

1987: Postgraduate studies at the Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, scholarship licensed by the Ministry of Culture. Fellow of the USIA program "Museum Management" - museology courses in five major U.S. cities organized by the Smithsonian Institution in New York.

2003: PhD thesis at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Thesis : The painter Diamantis Diamantopoulos. The poetics of the body and its reception by the 30's generation. On 3 July 2003 received a Ph.D. in the History of Art Department of Fine and Applied Arts Faculty of Fine Arts of the Aristotle University. Rating: Excellent .

Languages: English, German, French

He teaches Art History at School of Philosophy of Athens Kapodistrian University, Faculty of Theatre Studies since 2005. He teaches at AKTO Art History since 1985.

He writes art reviews and years feuilleton in Kathimerini, Eleftherotypia, etc. Anti magazine .

Collaborates with literary magazines Eikastika, Zygos,  Dendro, Mandragoras, Poetix, (de)kata,  etc...

In 1990 he was the commissioner of Greece in the Venice Biennale. Since 1985 is a member of AICA. He organized and directed the branch of the National Gallery in Corfu (1990-1995 ). In 2005 he was elected member of the Society of Greek Authors.

He has taught graduate seminars  at Kapodistrian University, Ionian University, Panteion University, School of Fine in Athens and School of Fine and Applied Arts in Thessaloniki, Free University of Athens, etc...

His latest books :

  • A History of Painting , from Byzantium to the Renaissance and the Impressionists to Picasso, Kastaniotis editions, 2007
  • Little Gallery, Personalities, Judgments and Values of Greek art , Kastaniotis editions, 2005
  • Glass Eye, Essays on the Tele - culture and Aesthetics of Poverty, Filippotis editions, 2006
  • Introduction to Greek Sculpture from Antiquity to Today , Filippotis edition, 2007
  • Ellinomouseion 2nd completed edition in 10 volumes, ET Journal , 2009
  • Genethlion, Vlassis Caniaris , Benaki Museum , 2008-9
  • Time. People. Their stories. Benaki Museum , 2010
  • Thodoros Papayannis, My Ghosts, Sculpture and Performance, Benaki Museum, 2012
  • Kyriakos Katzourakis, The Retrospective's Catalogue, Benaki Museum Militos editions, 2013
  • Offering, Catalogue of the Group Exhibition at the National Archeological Museum, Athens, Militos editions, 2013

Major Exhibitions – Catalogs

  1. Paniaras, D. Pierides Gallery, Athens , November 1984.
  2. Metzikof, Halles de Schaerbeek, Bruxelles, 1984.
  3. Costas Eliades, National Gallery, Athens , 1985 .
  4. George Mavroidis , National Gallery, Athens , January 1986.
  5. Lefteris Kanakakis , National Gallery, Athens , March 1986.
  6. Polyrhythmia, Painting - Sculpture Malerei Plastiken, 21/3 - 24/4/1987, Raisin Warehouse Barry, Goethe Institut, Athens , 1987 .
  7. Bicentenaire de la Révolution Française, Cultural Center of Athens - Conseil General du Gard, Athens - Nîmes - Paris, 1989.
  8. Mayo, Galerie Titanium, Athens , 1991
  9. Claude Viallat, National Gallery of Art - French Institute of Athens, Athens, September 16 - October 20, 1991 .
  10. Elias Dekoulakos , Mani, Stavros Mihalarias Art, Athens , February 1992.
  11. Parthenis - Ghika - Moralis, National Gallery - Annex Corfu, Corfu, October-December 1992 .
  12. Theodoros Stamos, Donation to the National Gallery, Gallery Koumantareios Sparta, November 28, 1992 - January 20 , 1993.
  13. Eptanesean artists of the 18th and 19th century. From the collections Euripides Koutlidis & National Gallery. Tribute to the Ionian painting, National Gallery - Annex Corfu, Corfu , June-October 1993.
  14. Exercises Patridognosia National Gallery - Annex Corfu, Corfu, March 7 - April 30, 1994.
  15. Yannis Spyropoulos, Classic removal (1912-1990), National Gallery, Athens , 1995 .
  16. Dimitris Kalamaras, Drawings - Sculpture, National Gallery, Athens, January-February 1995 .
  17. Dimitris Mytaras, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki , May 10 - July 23, 1995.
  18. Parthenis - Ghika - Tsarouchis - Moralis , Nicosia Municipality, European Month , 10-15 October 1995.
  19. Eleni Doris, En Plein Air, Arte Contemporanea, Pinerolo, September 1998.
  20. Bost , retrospective, Municipal Gallery of Patras , February 3 - March 3, 1998.
  21. Minus - Plus / The Minor - The Meizon: Minorities, Hellenic American Union, Athens , 5-28 April 1999.
  22. Glossalgia , Hellenic American Union – Frissiras Museum , Athens , March 5 - April 5 2001.
  23. Pat Andrea, Frissiras, Athens, April 6 - June 16, 2001.
  24. Vincent Corpet, Proportions, Frissiras Museum, Athens, September 27 - November 25, 2001.
  25. The unknown Tsoclis, Juvenile works 1950-1959, Frissiras Museum, 29 November 2001 to 27 January 2002.
  26. Tsoclis - Resurrections, Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Greek Consulate General in Istanbul, Tophane I Amire, Istanbul, March 14 - May 2, 2003.
  27. Vlassis Caniaris, Whatever people want ... / Vlasis Caniaris: Give the people what they want ..., Greek Culture Foundation, New York, May-June 2003.
  28. Picture - writings. The Greek Group Visual Poetry 1981-2003, Hellenic American Union - Artspace " Milo ", Athens, 15-29 October 2003.
  29. Vakirtzis Giorgos (1923-1988), National Gallery / Patras Municipal Gallery / Museum G. Katsigra( Larissa ) / Vafopoulio Thessaloniki Cultural Centre / Museum Stratis Eleftheriadis (Mytilene ) 2003.
  30. Jason Molfesis, The Guillotine's Parade and Other Stories (1989 - 2005), Hellenic American Union, 11-25 January 2006
  31. The Awakening, Tinian Artists in the Transition from Folk to Intellectual. Cultural Foundation of Tinos, Tinos, April 2006.
  32. Paraskevadis Yannis (1939 - 2004), Sea secret, Retrospective Exhibition, Technopolis City of Athens 'Gazi' ; 1 - November 12, 2006.
  33. The Little Things , The Madonnas of the World , God is in the Details , St. Joseph Church, Jesuites' Monastery,  Loutra, Tinos. August 2007 .
  34. Vlassis Caniaris, Genethlion - Birthday, Benaki Museum, 17 December 2008 - March 2, 2009.
  35. 10 Years, The Church of Greece in Europe, Representatives of the Church of Greece in Europe , Brussels , February 2009
  36. Thodoros Papayannis, My Ghosts, Benaki Museum, 29 March – 6 May 2012.
  37. Kyriakos Katzourakis, Retrospective, Benaki Museum, May – July 2012
  38. Offering, Group exhibition,National Archeological Museum, 15 October – 15 December 2013
  39. Kostis Georgiou, Hortus Clausus, Benaki Museum, February 2014.