Aug 19, 2014

Opening of Photography Exhibition by Herbert List



Perhaps the most important cultural event of the summer is the opening of the photography exhibition today, to celebrate World Photography Day and 175 years of photography. The work of philhellene German photographer Herbert List called “Hellas” is presented in the exhibition hall of the Estia of Pyrgos Cultural Association at the central square in Pyrgos.
Herbert List (1903-1975) had been photographing for many magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and Life and had permanent cooperation with Magnum Photos photo agency. His photos from Greece dating from 1937 until 1939 present a vision of classical Greece, flooded with light and beauty.
However, World War II prevented the publication of his book "Hellas" which was released in its final form in 1993.

The opening takes place ​​today at 20.30 with free admission.