Object ID
Object Name
Stage, Puppet
Date Created
Canvas; Wood
Object Entities
Manzara, Thianda (collected by)
Louvrie, Demetra (owned by)
Louvrie, Demetra (is related to)
Object Description
Large wood and canvas shadow box used as part of Karagiozi shadow puppet theater set-up.
Donated by Thianda Manzara, daughter of Demetra Louvrie (1931-2001). Louvrie was first introduced to Karagiozi by her great-uncle John Katses, who performed throughout Chicago. She first learned from George Kefalopulos, who had a Greek radio program. Louvrie then trained professionally with master artist Frixos Gazepidis, studying all aspects of Karagiozi from 1984-1988. She performed, taught classes and workshops and exhbited work in the 80s, 90s, and 00s.
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Stage, Puppet, 1990, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6126. Accessed 01/27/22.