Let Minoan pottery
speak to your heart!
Samples of Work
About Vassilis Politakis
Vassilis Politakis was born in Heraklion Crete in 1965. Since 1990 he has worked to understand and recreate the pottery of the Aegean and Cypriot bronze age. His expertise is supported by collaborations with the British School at Athens (BSA), The Italian arch. school, the American Study Center of Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP-EC), the Heraklion Archaeological Museum, The Greek Ministry of Culture , the University of Crete, the Official Hellenic Institute of Material Science (Demokritos) and several individual academic archaeologists.
Since 2017 he is a member of the Hellenic Chamber of fine arts.
As a painter, his aim is to recapture the characteristics, styles, and artistic spirit of the Aegean bronze age period. As a potter, he relishes the challenge of exploring the manufacturing techniques developed in those earlier days. Through his work he passes his understanding of these ancient art forms on to you.
Seminars, presentations, classes, workshops given by V.Politakis , which refer to pottery techniques and the use of clay manufacture as a means of expression.
Apart from experimental archaeology projects, V. Politakis has also collaborated with study centers, museums, universities, individual researchers and cultural associations.
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Available For Sale
A number of ceramics made by V.Politakis , available for sale , which can be shipped worldwide.