Sunday, March 6, 2011

Google Art project

1st February 2011, London and Google unveils its GOOGLE ART PROJECT. Since then, the most famous art museums of the world are just a click away. After long collaboration between Google and the world's best art museum partners, there has been launched a cyber area providing the online visitors with the opportunity to:
* see a thousands artworks of the most famous painters in history. Artworks in 1Gigapixel resolution, with the options of being zoomed and commented as well.
* enjoy a 360 virtual museum areas tour
* upload and publicize their own artworks

A splendid project making ART accessible at every edge of the earth. It provides everyone with the opportunity to digitally visit the best museums worldwide and witness the grand art masterpieces. Thus, art becomes accessible, available and friendly for everyone and though we do not have real interaction, art does not require labor, time and money. Some may argue that the Google Art Project isolates art from man as s/he is not supposed to be visting museums - on the spot - but can do it via a pc. The important is that the world wide web is everywhere and we are everywhere due to this fact. Google Art Project performs ART for ART'S SAKE. In addition, it is implemented with the consignment and the close cooperation of the museum teams, too. They were the ones to accommodate the 18-month project from the artistic point of view in cooperation with the technicalities issues supervised both by them and Google. So the Google Art Project is an outcome of more than one parties collaboration. 
Already curious to test this? Just type in the URL  and enjoy the tour to 17 of the most well-known art museums around the world : Altes Nationalgalerie, The Freer Gallery of Art Smithsonian, National Gallery (London), The Frick Collection, Gemäldegalerie, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MoMA, Museo Reina Sofia, Museo Thyseen - Bornemisza, Museum Kampa, Palace of Versailles, Rijksmuseum, The State Hermitage Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Tate, Uffizi and Van Gogh Museum.

Saturday, March 5, 2011


If you happen to be walking and window shopping around Kolonaki area , downtown Athens - Greece, do not miss a stop at The Avgo handmade jewellery store! The jewels are concepts of Nikos Kapsohas, a young upcoming trendy jewellery designer, well known at the artistic circles as his pendants were worn by the Greek Eurovision mission of Giorgos Alkaios & Friends, singers Eri and Liuba Zora and lots of tasteful and elegant cosmic figures. His jewels lines are natural, minimal, airy, for all seasons and all time classic, not to mention anything about the attractive and customer-friendly prices. In addition, The Avgo can meet up with any requirements of its customers as any imaginary designs become true via Nikos Kapsohas' magic hands. The Avgo is a connotation of the birth, the generation, the creation procedure. Nikos Kapsohas is a very promising jewels designer and let's hope he also gets involved with other fashion fields apart from jewels. He is a real inspiration and open to recommendations. Apart from jewels, The Avgo is specialised in social celebrations items such as weddings, christening and similar events. Can you imagine it???? If so and you need to make it true, adress your jewel requests to Nikos Kapsohas... 38 Anagnostopoulou Street at the upper heart of Kolonaki! Give it a try :) pass by or visit online

Converse feat. Missoni ;)

During 2010, there was the 1st collaboration between the giant street brand CONVERSE and the fashionable colorful designs of Missoni!

For 2011, Converse & Missoni have already released the new pairs, colorful striped ones and awesome, especially the men's version! A bright colored for men and a lighter colored, double sided colors for women! Vintage & all time classic!  Estimated around 200USD and approximately 220EUR. Pix documents below ;)