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||CHEAP ART - CENTRE OF
"Cheap Art is the most modern
organized artistic movement in Greece. It was founded in 1995 and after
six years it has developed an important work of promoting new trends and
Through its initial design
"The Organization of Cheap but Valuable Art" it came into contact with
a wide public - 60000 people - in Athens and Thessalonica, something that
was quite impressive.
It gave the opportunity
to more than seventy artists - new and older ones - to communicate with
a wide demanding public coming from all social classes.
Cheap Art is an open place
for artistic experimenting and research. From the beginning one of its
main subjects - the price of the artistic work - played an important role
in establishing a relation with the public. Today having gained the trust
of a wide public the organization is at the second phase of planning laying
emphasis in terms of communication on the pilot elements of the artistic
The last exhibitions AUTUMN
99- THE MACHINE, SPRING 00 and SUMMER 00 - THE WORK METRO IS GOING TO BUY
signal this new phase.
The great artistic success
of the exhibitions as well as the success in terms of people visiting the
exhibitions justifies the first steps of change.
Cheap Art is something completely
new and experimental and that's why it has raised a lot of questions regarding
its subject matter, its role and its intentions."