Through her photographic lens, the artist showcases everyday life and the problems of those who live in downgraded and inaccessible areas around the world.
Vasso Gavaisse (1973-)
Metallic paper, Plexiglas, 275x184x11 cm.
The work MOMENTS, in the main entrance, was specially designed for the Athenaeum InterContinental as part of an overall commission to decorate the Hotel’s 480 rooms. It represents the “mother” of project.moments – and was used to generate (by photojournalistic digital manipulation) 12 different images (HOURS) which are displayed together in the Lobby and were reproduced in forty copies each to decorate the rooms.
Paper, linen twine, cane
A triptych by Nikos Alexiou is located at the lobby. This particular "canvas" has been persistently created using delicate pieces of paper that form plain ripples.
Marina Karella (1940 - )
Polyester, marble powder, 900x350 cm
This work was specially commissioned for the Athenaeum InterContinental’s Café Vienna. Inspired by the well-known painting by Sandro Botticelli, it renders the subject in monochrome white with the body of the emerging Aphrodite gleaming in reflected light like an ode to classical antiquity.