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3/9 - 10/10/2012 - Athens

At Michael Cacoyannis Foundation


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In an old mansion, in a castle house with its wine-press, warehouses, built oven and other auxiliary rooms, in Archanes of Crete, Xotaris was created. An art place. Here the biggest collection of Ex Libris and engravings in Greece has found a home. The collector, Christos Giannakos, who dreamed and created this place, has travelled around the world like a modern xotaris, in open markets, galleries, artist studios, discovering the beauties and secrets of this exceptional art. Only a xotaris could do this. Xotaris in the cretan dialect means wanderer, traveler. A person that comes from another world, full of experiences and material from the places he has visited.