Lydia Venieri

SayTheirNames

Lydia Venieri, SayTheirNames

May 9, 2020

#SayTheirNames is a project which, for me, began with Breonna Taylor. On the day that would be her 27th birthday, I painted her portrait. I caught myself smiling back at her smiling image, forgetting that I was painting a girl who was no longer with us. It was a very painful moment; this realization. The painful moment passed and with it the fear, the anger, the sickness and nausea of a haunted void.

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BYRONIC HEROES

Lydia Venieri, BYRONIC HEROES

April 7, 2019

Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports

MUSEUM OF MODERN GREEK CULTURE

The opening is at noon, Sunday 7th April 2019 at the Tzistarakis Mosque, Monastiraki

The Museum of Modern Greek Culture invites you to the opening of the exhibition LYDIA VENIERI'S BYRONIC HEROES

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Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists

Lydia Venieri, Transplants: Greek Diaspora Artists

May 2, 2018

The exhibition explores the unique nature of diasporic art by Greek-American avant-garde artists in the age of globalism. The efforts I am addressing in the exhibition relate both to the artists’ original and transplanted contexts.
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Byronic Series

Lydia Venieri, Byronic Series

Nov. 30, 2017

In this new body of work, Lydia Venieri pays tribute to Lord Byron (1788-1825), the English Romantic poet whose short life was an inspiration to many artists and who personified the ideal of the Romantic poet.
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