apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Christina Petrinou
Fellowship Program
Christina Petrinou
Athens, Greece
May 15 - June 14, 2005

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  Christina Petrinou is a critic and curator based in Athens, Greece. She holds a degree in Art History from the Ecole du Louvre where she specialized in contemporary art, and a Master of Art History from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne where she is currently preparing her thesis. In Paris, she has worked at the Picasso Museum, Yvon Lambert Gallery, Louvre Museum, and in Greece she has worked at the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Foundation of Basil and Elisa Goulandris, Andros. She has organized many exhibitions, and her most recent curatorial project is a thematic exhibition at the Benaki Museum and in the Center of Contemporary Art, Rethymnon, Crete.

Ms. Petrinou teaches 19th and 20th Century Art History at the French Institute of Athens in collaboration with the University of Nanterre-Paris X (DEUG Art History) and Athens College, and has lectured at Christie's. She has published articles in art magazines (ARTI, The Art Magazine, Highlights, Design+Art in Greece, Kathimerini, Time Out Athens) and exhibition catalogues. She is a member of the Greek section of the International Union of art critics (AICA HELLAS) and the Greek section of the International Committee of Museums (ICOM).

Resident talk: Wednesday, June 1 at 6:30 pm, Christina Petrinou in dialogue with Heather Kouris (Special Projects Director, apexart) at apexart.

Christina Petrinou was recommended to apexart's fellowship program by Efi Strousa, Critic and Curator, Athens, Greece