EXHIBITIONS - PAST AND PRESENT
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In celebration of the 180th anniversary of the Archaelologial Society of Athens, an exhibition of Robert McCabe's photographs will be held beginning 30 October 2017. The images will feature Greek archaeological sites in the 1950s. A book of these photographs will be published to coincide with the exhibition. Plans are still being made so please check back for more details.
Robert McCabe's photographs, primarily though not exclusively taken in Greece, have been exhibited publicly in myriad locations since as far back as the 1950s. Most recently his exhibitions have included:
26 April through 7 May 2017
"Greece, Pathways to an Enchanted Land"
Held at the Embassy of Greece in Brussels, Belgium this exhibtion immersed viewers in the images of the Greek seas and the role the played in human societs over the centuries. It was a similar exhibition to the one held at UNESCO in October 2016.
8 December 2016 through 19 March 2017
"Memories and Momuments of the Aegean"
This exhbition, held at the renowned Cycladic Art Museum in Athens included two sections with two different themes, linked by the Greek seas and the critical role they played in human societies in the Aegean over the centuries. It ran in parallel with the exhibition "Cycladic Society 5000 years ago" also at the Cycladic Art Museum.
4 October through 7 October 2016
"Greece: Pathways to an Enchanted Land"
Held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, and presented under the auspices of the Minister of Culture and Sports of the Hellenic Republic and the Greek Delegation to UNESCO, this exhibtion immersed viewers in the images of the Greek seas and the role the played in human societs over the centuries.
19 May through 22 May 2016
"Wooden Boats of the Aegean, 1954-1964" featured selected images taken on and near the Aegean Sea displayed at Gallery Citronne, Poros. The exhibition ran in conjunction with the fourth Traditional Boat Show, run by the Traditional Boat Association of Greece, which took place in the harbor of Poros from 19 May through 22 May 2016. www.traditionalboatshow.gr
10 October 2013 through 5 January 2014
Greek Seas: A Photographic Journey in Time at the Benaki Museum, Pireos St. Annexe 138 Pireos & Andronikou St., Athens Greece. The exhbition showcased hundreds of photographs by many photographers, including Robert McCabe, depicting Greece's link to the seas through the centuries.
24 July through 25 August 2013
Patmos: Pathways of Mystery was on exhibit at The Old School in Chora on the Island of Patmos, Greec under the auspices of the Mayor and Cultural Center. The exhibit included approximately 25 photographs selected from the show's images attempt to show a slowly vanishing Patmos but also aspects of daily Patmian life and tradition resisting the passing of time. Forgotten landscapes and people who may not exist anymore live through the respect with which Robert McCabe's discreet lens depicted them.
China - Greece: Ancient Peoples, Changing Worlds opened at the Museum of Asian Art at the Palace of St. Michael and St. George in Corfu, Greece in October 2012. The exhibition showcased130 color photographs of these two countries illustrating the rapid changes that have, and are taking place in each. The Greek photographs are from the 1950s and 1960s and the Chinese from 2006. The book includes all the images in the exhibition (with the same title). The exhibition ran through September 2013.
Greece: Images of an Enchanted Land, 1954-1965, shown at the Hellenic Center, London, UK. This exhibition was presented by the Hellenic Center in association with the Nicholas and Dolly Goulandris Foundation Museum of Cycladic Art in Greece. It was sponsored by Aegean Airlines and curated by Parisian-born curator, critic and photography historian, Gabriel Bauret.
Greece Photos: Citronne Gallery, Island of Poros, Greece
17 April through 12 May 2010
Paris, Mois de la Photo 2008. This exhibition of a selection of Greek photographs ran at Galerie Sit Down at 4 rue Sainte Anastase near the Picasso Museum from 7 November 2008 through 17 January 2009. A catalogue has been published in connection with this exhibition.
On the Road in the '50s: Paris, Italy, North America and Points South, Monodendri, Greece. This exhibition ran from August 2007 through July 2008 and included black and white photos primarily from the 1950s and early 1960s. McCabe's publication On the Road with a Rollei in the '50s was the catalogue designed to compliment this exhibition, held at the Rizarios Exhibition Center, Monodendri, Epiros Greece.
Greece Photos at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, New York City. In honor of the Greek heritage of Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain, the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute, Park Avenue NYC hosted an exhibition of nearly 70 select photographs chosen from McCabe's book Greece: Images of an Enchanted Land. The exhibition ran from mid-July through August 2007.
Havana, Cuba Photos, Thessaloniki Greece. This exhibition opened on 7 June 2007 with Mojitos and Latic music at the National Bank of Greece Cultural Center. It ran through 22 July 2007.
Havana, Cuba Photos - Athens Greece April 2007. The exhibition opened on 16 April 2007 at the Eynard Mansion in Athens. It was sponsored by the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation.
Greece Photos "Santorini and the Aegean: the Innocent Years"; Island of Santorini Greece. This exhibition was held on the island of Santorini from 7 July through 25 August 2006. Of the 109 black and white photographs, 48 were from his book Greece: Images of an Enchanted Land. The remainder were unpublished photographs of Santorini taken mostly in 1954 and 1955 before the devastating earthquake of 1956. The exhibition was sponsored by the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation and the Petros M. Nomikos Conference Center.