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Ripples of time

Ripples of Time

Famagusta, 14th August 1974. Four year old Yorgos Papadopoulos spends the night in an orchard during the bombardments. Notwithstanding his mother covering his ears with a pillow, this is the most defining impact on his life, if not the most determinative imaginable. In their flight, grandmother was urged to grab the valuables but the little ...

‘Eyes on Giverny’

Claude Monet moved with his family to Giverny in 1883 and lived there until his death in 1926. In the small town northwest of Paris, he created a spectacular garden that is still a major attraction for all who love nature and art. This garden was one of the main sources of inspiration for the ...

‘La tristeza no puede entrar’ (2016)

“When I make a sale I have a little cry. You are not here to share my joy. When I have a creative block, I have a little cry. You are not here to give me guidance. When I hear a tango, I have a little cry. You’re not here to dance it with me. Some say ...

Oenography – Visualising the Art in Wine

There is something special about the relationship between the creative arts and wine. Many artists are ‘inspired by the bottle’, for some even to the point of their own destruction.  Growing up in rural Cyprus, the vineyard was a natural habitat for glass artist Yorgos Papadopoulos.  In adulthood, like most of us, he acquired the ...

The last of the New Icons

Adorned with the beauty of virginity, you have been crowned with unfading crowns, O Marina. Having shed your blood in holy martyrdom, and radiant with the miracles of healing, you have received from the hand of your Creator the prize of victory. (Kontakion in the third tone) Ayia Marina (aka Margaret) of Antioch who lived at ...

Yorgos’s glass at Collingwood

Yorgos has collaborated with jewellery designer Francesca Bristol for her debut show at Collingwood & Co, one of London's finest jewellers. Founded in 1814, the store is located on Old Bond Street and very well known for both cutting-edge and classic designs. Francesca Bristol got the inspiration for the dramatic designs from her visits to ...
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