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Διαβάζοντας τη Μεσαιωνική Κυπριακή Κεραμεική μέσω της τέχνης του 20ού αιώνα / Coming to terms with Medieval Cypriot Ceramics through contemporary art

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This essay “Coming to terms with Byzantine Medieval Cypriot Ceramics through contemporary art” by Dr. Sania Papa, art critic and historian published by the Pierides Foundation, comes as a complition to the recently published, Cypriot Medieval Ceramics of the Pierides Foundation Museum, itself the result of a long-term research on the topic by Byzantine scholar, Dimitra Papanicola-Bakirtzi. What functioned as the incentive for the writing of this comparative essay by Dr. S. Papa, was the acquisition of the famous collection of Byzantine-Medieval Cypriot Ceamics of Christakis Loizides from the Morphou region, happily preserved during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in July 1974. It is true that the patterns of similarity constructed in this essay between Medieval Cypriot Ceramics and the works of the great 20th century artists (P.Klee, P.Picasso, J.Dubuffet and others) constitute a particularly useful frame of reference for the contemporary and future investigator. […]” – Dimitris Z. Pierides

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Weight 0.588 kg
Dimensions 24 × 26.5 cm
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