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The Fine Art Restoration & Valuation Studio

The Minas Chatzichristou & Associates Fine Arts Restoration and Valuation Studio, established in 1993 in Athens, specialises in consulting and conservation of a broad range of cultural heritage materials. Conservators-Restorers, professionally qualified in a specific area of expertise, work on individual project basis. Interdisciplinary projects such as Restoration of monuments, churches and listed buildings, Preventive care projects, Museum or Art Galleries planning, Private collections exhibition etc require close collaboration among architects-restorers, exhibition designers, researchers, art historians and other museum professionals. Services are offered in Greece and Abroad.


With respect, care and expert knowledge in our field, we are trained to conserve art objects of various materials and technologies. These include portable icons, paintings, frames, wood-carvings, books, paper, textiles, porcelain, ceramics, metal, stone and gypsum-plaster, composite materials ή mixed media objects, as well as ceiling and wall paintings. Your works of art are revived, regaining their former splendour and value in the hands of our experienced associates.


It was a number of successfully competed conservation projects (the conservation of portable icons by Poulakis and Kontoglou – the conservation of paintings by Volanakis, Iakovidis, Gyzis and Tsarouchis – the conservation of works on paper by Picasso and Ghika) along with our commitment to our principles of the conservation profession that made us a leading fine art conservation studio in Greece.

Curriculum Vitae - Minas Chatzichristou

Following advanced studies in Greece and in the United Kingdom, specialized on easel paintings, icons, wall paintings and wood, Minas Chatzichristou holds a Conservation License issued by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism. A member of the International Institute for Conservation (IIC), the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the Hellenic Maritime Museum. In 1994 began his colaboration with Christie's auction house in Athens, he taught art conservation courses as part of Christie’s educational program in Greece. Moreover, he has given lectures at the Culture Lab of Panteion University, at Hieratic Congresses, museums, institutions and cultural centres.