Plentiful photographic material of a large number of “objets d’ art” (busts, idols, icons, paintings, miniatures, ship’s figureheads, etc.) belonging to the personal collection of renowned Greek set designer Dionysis Fotopoulos. Alongside these, are works from the major teachers of the '30s generation (Tsarouchis, Moralis, Diamantopoulos, Mavroidis and others) paintings and models by his preferred set designers (Bax, Benoit, Nikos Georgiadis, Vassilis Fotopoulos and so forth), drawings and works of sculptors with whom he collaborated (including Apartis, Kapralos and others ), as well as approximately 500 portraits of the man himself drawn by his friends, whether they were artists or not (Moralis, Ghika, Melina Mercouri, Pinter, Heiner Miller etc.), during private moments, which bring to life an entire world, the atmosphere of a life, the life of Dionysis Fotopoulos. This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition “The world of Dionysis Fotopoulos, which took place at the Benaki Museum, Pireos Street Annexe in Athens (21 December 2005 to 19 March 2006).
Annotation: Anastasia Drandaki, Natassa Karangelou, Eirini Papageorgiou, Kate Synodinou, Fani-Maria Tsigkakou, Mara Verykokou