THE KAPOPOULOS LEGACY
The Art Dose carries on the Kapopoulos legacy, an auction house that was founded back in 1991, when the art market in Greece was extremely niche. It was then that Kapopoulos Fine Arts decided to demystify all previous elitist practices that made art inaccessible and relevant only to the privileged few and worked hard towards establishing a totally new environment.
Through its auctions and exhibitions, Kapopoulos continues, until today, its focused journey that practically made modern art what it is in Greece today. It keeps deconstructing the old status quo by re-establishing well established Greek artists and discovering exciting new talent with a distinctive voice.
Kapopoulos is constantly expanding its already wide network by launching new Kapopoulos Fine Arts Galleries and Art Halls in Greece and Cyprus so that it becomes even more accessible and gives voice to its high aesthetics standards.
Niki Kapopoulou was brought up in a family with a long-lasting tradition in the art industry. She holds a BA in Art Management & Entrepreneurship from University of Westminster and a Masters in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Her extended professional experience combines auctioning, cataloguing, event planning, curating and business management. She has worked for Kapopoulos Fine Arts, the Divani Caravel Hotel, the Opera Gallery in London and has assisted the art historian Maria Migadi in private art collections management and curating. Her most recent curatorial work includes organizing an exhibition at Old Brompton Gallery, in collaboration with Kapopoulos Fine Arts, featuring 28 international and Greek artists, and curating a show at C. John Gallery in London, showcasing a wide range of artworks.
Niki is interested in the complex relationship between art and politics and how art can deeply influence our everyday life. Last but not least, Niki is involved in important charitable work for the esteemed Make-A-Wish foundation and was part of the fundraising event “Into the Dark”.
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