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Icon Gallery

52 Guilford Street, Corfu Town 491 00, Greece
+30 2661 400928
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Museum Quality Pieces by local Artists

Wonderful little shop specializing in works by local artists. Friendly artist staff shared history... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
CatAllinTollstrup
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Reno, Nevada
Sometimes, you get lucky!

2 days wandering the old town, endless tourist shops selling chinese made prints, started tom... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
rambler601
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London, United Kingdom
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ICON is a boutique art gallery in Corfu, Greece, specialising in Greek sacred, symbolic, devotional and heraldic art. ICON is a collective of over 30 Greek artists and craftspeople that supports local talent and fine craftsmanship. We offer a wide range of artwork, from large, fine art pieces to small gifts and ornaments along with a select antique collection. Every item is handmade with a story to tell, so if you're visiting Corfu, come and discover the beauty of Greek art! Free tour also available by arrangement - contact us to book! We ship worldwide and our artists undertake commissions.
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11 Oct 2017
“Museum Quality Pieces by local Artists”
21 Sep 2016
“Sometimes, you get lucky!”
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52 Guilford Street, Corfu Town 491 00, Greece
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Wonderful little shop specializing in works by local artists. Friendly artist staff shared history of pieces with us; delightful experience. We picked up a small medusa wall piece that we will cherish.

2  Thank CatAllinTollstrup
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

2 days wandering the old town, endless tourist shops selling chinese made prints, started tom despair, wandered up Guilford street and there was Icon. What a difference! Icon is run by two highly respected academic, art making and art loving people, Sasha and Nick. They...More

2  Thank rambler601
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visited with a group tour, lady leading the talk very knowledgable on the subject of Icons there history and art and able to answer all question No pressure put on you to purchase at the end of the visit Refreshments provided by the local bakery...More

1  Thank Corbett S
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

A boutique gallery! Traditional greek orthodox icons, antiques and so much more. You wouldn't believe how many pieces of art can fit in such a small place! Owner an artist herself; Very knowledgeable and helpful.

2  Thank tricia-andrews
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

We struggled to find suitable mementos of our trip to Greece but were saved at the last minute by this small gallery in Guilford Street. Representing about 25 local artists they had an interesting selection of contemporary works grounded in Corfiot tradition. Excellent and knowledgeable...More

2  Thank rob091
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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

Totally different and very special gallery! Art at it's best! A "MUST VISIT"!!! Including a lot of knowlegde by staff-ask any question and you learn a lot about old roots and secrets!

1  Thank Marina N
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

It's a gallery, it's an antique shop, it's an open-air art exhibition, I walked past daily and kept finding new treasures. Incredibly knowledgeable and friendly people on a mission to support local artists and artisans. Worth visiting and supporting them - so much more authentic...More

2  Thank Kerry F
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

What a surprise to find this exciting boutique gallery - a treasure trove of interesting art and artifacts. Artwork was viewable inside and outside - and information about the origins of individual items was readily avaialble from helpful staff :paintings on wood,canvas and ceramic, carvings,...More

2  Thank Colin G
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

Beautiful handmade artwork, from icons to carved items. When visiting Corfu, be sure to visit ICON! You’ll be able to buy unique souvenirs !!!

3  Thank Nickolas1970
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

A tiny gallery packed with paintings, icons, ornaments, mainly spiritual art, but also medieval and vintage curios and jewellery. It's the outlet for an artist collective, and if you're lucky you'll come across a few of the resident artists chatting outside. Very knowledgeable and friendly...More

1  Thank Cadorem L
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