New chair for Creative Women Cyprus

Creative Women Platform, an international networking group for female leaders and entrepreneurs, has appointed local artist and design consultant Maria Ignatiou Shiakalli as new chair for the organisation in Cyprus. The appointment


Art for art’s sake

By any metric, there is a stench of intolerance wafting through Cyprus that stubbornly believes the new millennium never happened on these shores. The same intractable mindset that has deepened political division


‘Homeless’ art returns home

By Tatiana der Parthogh When the exhibition of paintings rescued from Turkish occupied Famagusta closes at the end of February, what happens next is creating a dilemma, culturally and legally. The artistic


Hues of Hughes

By Tatiana der Parthogh A pioneer of the Cyprus art scene, painter and set designer Glyn Hughes’ work spanning six decades is published in a book by the Pierides Foundation and the