In 2011, the artist Pavlos Tsakonas was inspired by Albrech Dürer’s popular 1508 pen-and-ink drawing Praying Hands (German: Betende Hände), creating an artwork at Peiraios street, near Omonia Square, that was massively appealing and interacted with its surroundings thanks to its dramatic style and monumental proportions. His new work, Two, Hands, a large-scale mural at the central entrance of Peiraios 260 re-appropriates the classical drawing and creates a fresh variation of it, opening it up to new interpretations, with the participation of architect Vassia Christou.
Pictured: Mural mock-up
- 30/05 until 17/07/2019 at 19:00
MEDIA KIT / PHOTOS
Ancient Theatre of Epidaurus | Little Theatre of Ancient Epidaurus | Peiraios 260 | Odeon of Herodes Atticus | Megaron - The Athens Concert Hall | Piraeus Municipal Theatre | Lais Open Air Cinema | Museum of Cycladic Art | Athens Conservatoire | Pedion Areos | Archaeοlogical Site of Kerameikos | Roman Forum | Second Skin | Victoria Square Project | Athens | 15th Kypseli High School | six d.o.g.s | Vouleftikon Nafpliou | Ermou & Agion Asomaton pedestrian street | Museum of Greek Children’s Art | Chatzikiriakeio Foundation | Korai Square | 10th Piraeus Junior High School | 2nd Medical Unit of Piraeus | Club for UNESCO of Piraeus and Islands | Special School for Autism of Piraeus | Kokkinia Public Housing | Pyxida | Shedia | Ergatika Square | House of Stratis Myrivilis