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MATI Art Gallery

The Orthodox Cathedral Plateau, Fira 847 00, Greece
+30 2286 023814
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Number 3 "best things to do in Fira???"

We were next door to it so we entered with a lot of anticipation... an art gallery rated as number... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Amazing designs though costly!

We loved the art iof this designer and the plexiglass cultures were so unusual. They ship all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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ΜΑΤΙ is the main agent for the works of visual artist Yorgos Kypris and the central venue for his exhibitions. Founded in 1990 on Santorini to promote the work of major artists, it soon became the hub of fine taste and the contemporary views on art and the local point for a broad public interested in matters of artistic expression. Today ΜΑΤΙ uses its facilities exclusively to present the oeuvre of sculptor Yorgos Kypris in the best possible way.Yorgos Kypris is an internationally acclaimed and awarded artist and has installed his works for public and private collections around the world. His artworks focus on the study of human behaviour, and the results of this behaviour to nature to other forms of life and to humanity.The gallery provides information to those who wish to know his art, and distributes printed and electronic material about the artist. It carries out studies, organizes the artist’s exhibitions, installations and projects and handles the insurance and the shipping of the works to destinations around the world.
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The Orthodox Cathedral Plateau, Fira 847 00, Greece
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+30 2286 023814
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were next door to it so we entered with a lot of anticipation... an art gallery rated as number 3 best attraction in Fira? Well... two small rooms with about 10 maybe 15 exhibits... So... maybe this is the best and most original art...More

Thank Moshe D
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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Moshe, I would like to begin by mentioning that we are not dissapointed at all with your comment because it is very apparent that you do not know what you are talking about, just as you said "but maybe this is me, I go...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the art iof this designer and the plexiglass cultures were so unusual. They ship all over. The prices were too high.More

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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Italianshopper, Thank you very much for your review. I will be honest with you: we are a little confused with your review which is positive and at the same time negative because of the price comment. We think that prices are very subjective, especially...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unique pieces of art.Expensive but totally worth it.I personally loved the "Circular movement" fishes made of aluminium trapped in plexiglass..If you love art just visit MATI.More

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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Tony, Thank you very much for your possitive feedback, we really appreciate it! In our mind, pricing is very subjective, especially when it comes to art. Furthermore, all the artwork in our gallery is created by Yorgos Kypris who is one of the most...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here by chance, and were pleasantly surprised. The artwork is stunningly beautiful, and wound up purchasing two small pieces of jewelry. Upon returning home I decided to purchase additional jewelry, and contacted the gallery. Diana was very helpful and accommodating. For an overseas order,...More

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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alvin, Thank you very much for your kind comment, we really appreciate it! The following mesage is from Diana: "Hi Alvin, thank you so much for everything, it was a real pleasure doing business with you and I think what you bought was a...More

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Reviewed April 23, 2018

Small calm welcoming oasis on the main drag, fishy sculptures inside and out. There were some lovely pieces on display when we visited. We really loved the big spheres with their iridescent shoals of fish, I can’t say I noticed any particular environmental message from...More

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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Good evening, Thank you very much for your kind comments albeit we are a little bit confused by some of them. We would like to point out that our staff is very knowledgeable of Yorgos Kypris' work and would have loved to help you within...More

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

nice father and son gallery, both artists were present and their work is super , we bought several pieces

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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Hello, I remember you! It was very nice to meet you all when you were here & we had a good chat. Thanks again for everything (and for this review) and we hope to see you again soon in Santorini! All the best, Alex Kypris

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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Stunning art pieces. I wish I could have afforded one of the pieces. Maybe on my next visit to santorini.

1  Thank ninaloi2017
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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We appreciate you taking the time and reviewing our gallery and of course for finding the artwork stunning. Perhaps next time we have the chance to exchange ideas & discuss about the work. Kind regards, Alex Kypris

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Reviewed September 30, 2017

If only I had the money to purchase and ship these stunning works of metal and glass. Worth a visit and I took a brochure so I can dream.

1  Thank wendyb204
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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Wendy thank you for the beautiful words and of course we would be very happy to see you in the feature!

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

We visited the gallery during our vacations in Santorini. The exhibits were great each and everyone. What i liked most, was the "silent watchman", sitting on the rooftop.

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Alex K, General Manager at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you Petro for sharing your comments and for liking Mr. Kypris' "Observer" sculptures!

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Last year we went to Fira, Santorini, and we got in Love with the pieces of art, we bought 5 Fish, later on we wanted more, so we bought 20 more Entrapped Fish, the kindness in the service, time of response and shipping, were perfect....More

1  Thank Santiago V
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Alex K, Γενικός Διευθυντής at MATI Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2017

Santiago you are too kind, many many thanks again for your support and beautiful comments! It was a pleasure doing business with you and we will be in touch! All the best, Alex Kypris

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Dear Joan, thank you for your interest. The prices of our items vary greatly. Please contact us through our site or facebook and we will be glad to provide information on the available artworks. Best wishes, MATI Digital... More
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