A House in Greece

Thursday, September 05, 2013

Christian Brechneff tells about first traveling to the Greek island of Sifnos in 1972, when he was a 21-year-old painter searching for artistic inspiration and a quiet place to work. On Sifnos, he found a muse, a subject to paint, and a sanctuary for more than 30 years. In The Greek House, Brechneff writes about the island, its residents, and the house he bought in a hilltop farm village.


Christian Brechneff

Comments [3]

christian brechneff from New York, New York

I had great fun doing this interview and felt very honored.Thank you again. But I did neglect to mention upon answering a question regarding my work that the Sifnos paintings are presently on exhibition at Montgomery Gallery in San Francisco through October 1st [] with a beautiful on line catalog available and at Daniel Blaise Thorens Fine Art Gallery in Basel, Switzerland
Christian Brechneff []

Sep. 06 2013 01:56 PM

My husband and I went on our honeymoon to Sifnos. It's a WONDERFUL place. If you ever get a chance to visit you should!

Sep. 05 2013 01:13 PM
Cynthia from East Harlem - work

I can't believe this - my Dad's family is from here -specifically my grandmother. Most people have never heard of it. This alone will be a reason for me to get this book. I look forward to reading it and passing it around my family.


Sep. 05 2013 01:09 PM

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