The eponymous folk artistic creation descends from the anonymous collective cultural heritage of
The Sifakis brothers carve the monumental Cretan figure; the baker Maria Spanoudaki molds with her feminine deftness and imagination daily agricultural images, and the café owner Alkiviadis Scoulas depicts the family relations in his village Anogia.
The shepherd Yiorgos Kapsalis is overwhelmed with the infinite stillness and inner tension of loneliness upon the mountains and the ironsmith Manolis Perrakis creates distinct forms to cover his contrasting views of the real word.
The botanist Stelios Simantirakis glorifies the harmony and elegance on Nature; the doctor Kostis Psarakis gives life to mortal, wasted materials of the consumer society and the Lychnostatis’ founder (8) outlines the bleak future of Man and Nature with the illusory colours of a “Rainbow, omen of destruction”, made of plastic.
This permanent art-exhibition as well as the museum itself reflects the close ties of folk tradition with the natural environment of