PLANTS & ART

Κορινθιακά Κιονόκρανα - Ναός του Ολυμπίου Διός, Αθήνα

Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order

The article “Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order”, is dedicated to the not so well known Sculptor and Architect of Classical Greece Callimachus and his works, while a second will be dedicated exclusively to the plant Acantha (mainly Acanthus mollis) and its influence on art to this day.

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Τριπλός Υβριδικός Πίλος ενός από τα Γλυπτά Μανιτάρια του Κάρστεν Χέλερ

The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller

On the occasion of The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller presentation, it is attempted to critically present a wide spectrum of selected works and exhibitions of the artist, while is no avoiding the problematic behind the so-called artworks, as well as their reflection on their prestige and place in contemporary art.

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Το Εσωτερικό του Πορτοκαλί Κήπου του Πάρκου Αντρέ Σιτροέν

The Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen

With the famous Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen, the thrilling tribute of ‘Kalliergeia’ to this green space of the Paris continues, a tribute that – what to say now – has forced viewers, readers and creditors of this site to keep them in suspense for every new article of the site’s also famous columnists.

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Επιμέρους Περιμετρικός Χώρος του Μαύρου Κήπου

The White and Black Garden of Parc Andre Citroen

Belonging to the so-called André Citroen Park Thematic Gardens, and although organically linked to it, the White and Black Gardens are at the same time special occasions of individual gardens with extremely interesting, and in a sense, unique characteristics.

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The Protagonist of the Lemon Tree Movie, Hiam Abbass

The Lemon Tree Movie by Eran Riklis

The following article is dedicated to the Lemon Tree movie of the important Israeli director, Eran Riklis. A movie that, in the simplest way, manages to show that paranoia is not just a psychopathological impairment, but it can also be a political project and a dominant social condition.

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Κήποι κοντά στην Θάλασσα - Αειθαλείς Θάμνοι Παραθαλάσσιων Περιοχών

Evergreen Shrubs for Coastal Areas

With the post titled Evergreen Shrubs for Coastal Areas, the editorial team of ‘Kalliergeia’ also launches a complete series of completely unnecessary articles, aspiring to play the role of Guides.

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The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

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Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – Description & Uses

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower), the only representative of its genus, is an excellent herbaceous plant, with great ornamental and other practical -therapeutic and edible- properties, whose dominant decorative element is the large blue flowers, both in the phase of formation and in phase of full bloom.

Read More »

New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) – Description and Uses

The New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) is a wonderful garden and landscape plant, with excellent aesthetic and functional characteristics – among others -, which almost obliges the always tireless editorial team of “Kalliergeia” to dedicate the following article to this ornamental and its utilization.

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Κορινθιακά Κιονόκρανα - Ναός του Ολυμπίου Διός, Αθήνα

Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order

The article “Acantha and Callimachus: The Invention of the Corinthian Order”, is dedicated to the not so well known Sculptor and Architect of Classical Greece Callimachus and his works, while a second will be dedicated exclusively to the plant Acantha (mainly Acanthus mollis) and its influence on art to this day.

Read More »
Τριπλός Υβριδικός Πίλος ενός από τα Γλυπτά Μανιτάρια του Κάρστεν Χέλερ

The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller

On the occasion of The Giant Sculptured Mushrooms by Carsten Höller presentation, it is attempted to critically present a wide spectrum of selected works and exhibitions of the artist, while is no avoiding the problematic behind the so-called artworks, as well as their reflection on their prestige and place in contemporary art.

Read More »
Το Εσωτερικό του Πορτοκαλί Κήπου του Πάρκου Αντρέ Σιτροέν

The Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen

With the famous Serial Gardens of Parc Andre Citroen, the thrilling tribute of ‘Kalliergeia’ to this green space of the Paris continues, a tribute that – what to say now – has forced viewers, readers and creditors of this site to keep them in suspense for every new article of the site’s also famous columnists.

Read More »
Επιμέρους Περιμετρικός Χώρος του Μαύρου Κήπου

The White and Black Garden of Parc Andre Citroen

Belonging to the so-called André Citroen Park Thematic Gardens, and although organically linked to it, the White and Black Gardens are at the same time special occasions of individual gardens with extremely interesting, and in a sense, unique characteristics.

Read More »
The Protagonist of the Lemon Tree Movie, Hiam Abbass

The Lemon Tree Movie by Eran Riklis

The following article is dedicated to the Lemon Tree movie of the important Israeli director, Eran Riklis. A movie that, in the simplest way, manages to show that paranoia is not just a psychopathological impairment, but it can also be a political project and a dominant social condition.

Read More »
Κήποι κοντά στην Θάλασσα - Αειθαλείς Θάμνοι Παραθαλάσσιων Περιοχών

Evergreen Shrubs for Coastal Areas

With the post titled Evergreen Shrubs for Coastal Areas, the editorial team of ‘Kalliergeia’ also launches a complete series of completely unnecessary articles, aspiring to play the role of Guides.

Read More »

The use of the material, where third-party rights are not mentioned, is absolutely free. Its sharing, possibly, useful.

Great and ancient the ceramic art. And constantly renewed and evolving, when it is – literally – found in the hands of experienced and inventive masters. Yo Se Yeon from the city of Icheon, South Korea, does not have such ambitious goals. But he is such a master. And simply and humbly, as a continuator of a 5,000-year tradition, he devotes us some of his time and some objet d’arts.

Firecracker Plant (Russelia equisetiformis) – Description & Uses

It may have gone out of fashion, but it’s not going out of style: Firecracker Plant or Fountainbush remains an attractive shrub with “unsubmissive” form and flowering – at its peak – almost cataclysmic. However, apart from the ornamental value of the plant, its medicinal and environmental contribution are also of great interest.

Read More »

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower) – Description & Uses

Platycodon grandiflorus (Balloon Flower), the only representative of its genus, is an excellent herbaceous plant, with great ornamental and other practical -therapeutic and edible- properties, whose dominant decorative element is the large blue flowers, both in the phase of formation and in phase of full bloom.

Read More »

New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) – Description and Uses

The New Zealand Hebe (Hebe speciosa) is a wonderful garden and landscape plant, with excellent aesthetic and functional characteristics – among others -, which almost obliges the always tireless editorial team of “Kalliergeia” to dedicate the following article to this ornamental and its utilization.

Read More »
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