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Alexis Akrithakis


Welcome to the Official Website of The Estate of Alexis Akrithakis. The aim of this website is to provide information on the art and life of Alexis Akrithakis, a major figure of Greek post war art.

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Dear all,
we are currently concentrating on research, archiving artworks and planing future exhibitions. 
In these challenging times let the rousing cheerfulness that emanates from
the images of Alexis Akrithakis lift our spirits! We’ll keep posting updates, facts and stories about Alexis Akrithakis on social media so stay connected! 
We wish you and your loved ones the best in these unprecedented times, stay safe and stay healthy!  



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Works on Paper

1972 – 2020

Alexis Akrithakis, Stephen Antonakos, Delia Brown, Michael Buthe, Paolo Colombo, Dionysis Kavallieratos, Jannis Kounellis, William Kentridge, Richard Long, Valérie Mannaerts, Brice Marden, Marisa Merz, Mario Merz, Annette Messager, Juan Muñoz, Nikos Navridis, Tony Oursler, Raymond Pettibon, Jon Pylypchuk, Daniel Richter, Jim Shaw, Christiana Soulou, Alexandros Tzannis, Kara Walker, Lawrence Weiner, Sue Williams, Robert Wilson, Gilberto Zorio.

 20 February – 4 June, 2020

Curated by Paolo Colombo


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Alexis Akrithakis: tsiki-tsiki


The exhibition is organised on the occasion of the 80th anniversary from the birth and 25 years from the passing of the Greek artist, Alexis Akrithakis.

The exhibition that was first presented at The Benaki Museum in Athens, is the first systematic presentation of Alexis Akrithakis' work devoted exclusively to one of his most recognisable techniques, the "tsiki-tsiki", as writer Kostas Tachtsis named it in the mid sixties.

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from the Zacharias G. Portalakis Modern Art Collection at the Historical Museum of Crete

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where is my suitcase copy

 The Estate of Alexis Akrithakis is in the process of preparing a catalogue raisonné of the works created by the artist.

As Alexis Akrithakis produced a large amount of works in his career, we would like to invite private and public collectors of Alexis Akrithakis artworks, as well as friends and relatives who own, or have owned, paintings, constructions or any other kind of artwork  by the artist to share with us relevant information and photographic documentation.

> We invite you to use our Catalogue Raisonné Collectors form.

> Should you require help with completing the form, please contact us by e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.be assured that all information provided will be treated strictly confidential.

Thank you so much for your support!


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