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Κυριακή, 26 Ιανουαρίου 2014

Nautilus: Navigating Greece - Exhibition in Brussels

Clay rhyton from the Palace of Phaistos, 1500-1450 B.C. © Archaeological Museum of Herakleion.
Opening periods from Friday 24 January 2014 to Sunday 27 April 2014
Palais des Beaux-Arts
Rue Raveinstein 23
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Learn about the relationships that the Greeks had with the Mediterranean Sea over the centuries. At the BOZAR, from 24/01 to 27/04/14.

This exhibition is held as part of the Greek presidency over the European Council, which will be proposing a multi-disciplinary and varied programme for the occasion.

Nautilus: Navigating Greece will be the focal point.

Discover over a hundred historical pieces and objects (bronze and marble sculptures, potteries...), exhibited outside of Greece for the first time and coming from over 30 museums.

These pieces cover a period that spans from the Cycladic art period (3000 BC) to the Hellenistic period (200 AD) via the Minoan, Mycenaean, Archaic and Classical eras.

With the Sea as a common denominator, Nautilus: Navigating Greece will cover subjects such as nature, identity and all forms of mobility (immigration, travel, trade, etc.).

In addition to the historical pieces, 23 contemporary art pieces, such as photos, paintings and videos will be present.

An exhibition organised by the Centre for Fine Arts, in collaboration with the Greek ministries for Foreign Affairs and Culture.

Don't hesitate to join the BOZAR community on Facebook!

The Fisherman fresco, 1600-1500 B.C., Archaeological Museum of Thera Courtesy: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports/General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage/ Archaeological Museum of Thera

One-handled cup. 1550-1500 BC. Gold. H. 0.135, rim D. 0.135-0.14, base D. 0.11 m. Peristeria (Messenia), Tholos Tomb 3. Chora, Pylia, Archaeological Museum 2634.
Bronze statuette of a youth riding a dolphin, after 480 B.C., Athens, Acropolis Museum Courtesy: Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports/General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage/Acropolis Museum

Theatrical mask. 350-300 BC. Pentelic marble. H. 0.24 m. Athens, south of the Stoa of Attalus. Athens, National Archaeological Museum.

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