of the
Omma Centre of Contemporary Art

International Group Exhibition at the Omma Centre of Contemporary Art,  43 E.Venizelou, Chania/Crete/Greece

from September 5th to 30th, 2005.

Participants: Werner Horvath, Austria; Norbert Schmitt Germany; Sevgi Ürum, Turkey; Pia Zanaboni, Argentina.

Opening ceremony: Monday, September 5th 2005, 7.30 p.m.

Opening hours of the gallery: Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and additional on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 7.p.m to 10 p.m.

Preparing the exhibition:

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1 Zaharenia Raisaki, the curator of the exhibition, in front of Werner Horvath's pictures.

2 The Austrian artist Werner Horvath with some of his paintings.

3 From left: Pia Zanaboni, Zaharenia Raisaki, Werner Horvath and Sevgi Ürüm; the pictures in the background are those of Pia Zanaboni.

4 A view into the gallery, in front you see a painting of Sevgi Ürüm.

5 The first visitors looking at Werner Horvath's portraits of Sigmund Freud and Che Guevara

Press echo: The TV-channels "Kriti Ena" and "Nea Tileorasi" reported about the exhibition. Articles were published in the newspapers "Chaniotika Nea" (Sept.4), "Kyrix" (Sept.4), "Dimokratis" and "Chaniotika Nea" (Sept.5). The article of "Kyrix" see below:


Some paintings in detail:

Sigmund Freud Che Guevara

Werner Horvath: "Garden of Subconscious - Self-Portrait with Sigmund Freud" (left) and "Garden of Revolution - Che Guevara" (right). Each of them oil on canvas, 70 x 50 cm, 2002.

(Werner Horvath is an Austrian artist, who runs a studio named Villa Arte on the island of Crete during the summer. The studio is situated in the village Kastellos in the Chania district.)

Exhibitions of Werner Horvath