Art in Larnaca: Michael Westall and Leonidas Papasavvas
Discover the artistic skills of Michael Westall and Leonidas Papasavvas in a stunning exhibition of paintings this October. These two talented artists bring the culture, landscape and people of Cyprus to life, capturing the unique light and spirit of the Mediterranean. A selection of their finest work can be seen at the Gallery Kypriaki Gonia in Larnaca from October 6th – 15th.
Michael Westall is an award-winning artist and has exhibited his work in exhibitions in the UK and Cyprus. He is currently working on a series of paintings that examine rural life on the island. Leonidas Papasavvas is a new Cypriot artist whose work has been frequently exhibited. He is widely regarded as one of the most talented new painters working today.
Cyprus has always been an inspirational destination for artists and painters. Its beauty and diverse landscapes have encouraged a school of art that in many ways mimics the French impressionists, but with a diversity that reflects the cultural differences of the island. Now art lovers who want to discover a new renaissance in contemporary art can combine their passion with an affordable holiday. Flights to Larnaca are plentiful and as the high season ends, there are lots of great deals to be had from October and throughout the winter months.
Because of its location, Cyprus offers year-round sunshine, glorious beaches and sparkling seas. It’s no wonder that this stunning island has encouraged so much creativity and artistic talent, reflected in the work of up and coming painters like Michael Westall and Leonidas Papasavvas. With fantastic accommodation ranging from five star hotels to self-catering, a warm welcome and a rich culture to discover, Cyprus is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe.