Sculptor George Petrides’ ‘Hellenic Heads’ to open in Venice this April

The Embassy of Greece in Rome and The Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies of Venice, in collaboration with the Honorary Consulate of Greece in Venice and the Greek Orthodox Community of Venice, with support from the Orthodox Archdiocese of Italy, announce the presentation of "Hellenic Heads: George Petrides, A Personal Exploration of Greek History and Culture Over 2,500 Years."

Six monumental busts will be exhibited in the courtyard of the Church of St. George of the Greeks (San Giorgio dei Greci), adjacent to The Hellenic Institute of Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Studies of Venice, located a short distance from the Arsenale and St. Mark's Square.

Born in Athens in 1964 and raised between Greece and New York, George Petrides creates diverse sculptures, including abstract pieces and monumental public works.

The exhibition will run daily...

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