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“A
 Journey
 to
 Paxos” 
is 
a 
book
 of 
83
 watercolors 
of 
the 
island
 of
 Paxos 
in
 the
 Ionian
 sea 
by 
the
 Athenian
 artist
 Pavlos
 Habidis.
 The
 book
 was 
published
 by
 Chris
 Boïcos 
Fine
 Arts
 in 
July
 2014.



“A
 Journey
 to 
Paxos” 
is
 accompanied 
by
 an 
introduction 
by 
the 
mayor
 of
 Paxos 
(2002‐ 2014) 
Mr.
 Spyros 
Bogdanos
 and
 a 
text
 on
 the 
artist
 by 
Mrs
 Katerina 
Koskina,
 president
 of
 the
 State 
Museum
 of 
Contemporary
 Art. 
The
 book
 was 
designed 
by
Jean
 Le 
Moal 
in
 Paris
 and
 LTH
 Advertising 
in
 Athens.


Paxos 
is 
one
 of
 the 
most
 beautiful 
islands
 of 
Greece
 and
 this
 is 
the
 first 
time
 a
 book 
of
 images
 of
 Paxos
 has 
been 
published
 since 
1887
(!),
 when
 the
 Austrian 
Archduke
 Ludwig
 Salvator
 illustrated
 the 
first 
book
 on
 Paxos
 and
 Antipaxos
 with 
his 
own 
sketches.



The
 book
 will
 be
 presented
 for
 the 
first
 time
 in
 a 
book 
signing 
by
 Pavlos 
Habidis 
at
 the
 Paxos 
municipal 
art
 gallery
 in
 the
 old 
custom house 
of 
the
 port
 of
 Loggos
 on 

Sunday 
3
 August
 from
 8 
to 
10:30
pm.
 The
 original
 watercolors 
from
 the 
book 
will 
be
 on
 exhibition 
at 
the
 Loggos 
municipal 
art
 gallery 
from 
3
 August
 to
 7
 September 
2014.



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