Spyros Petritakis is presently finishing his PhD thesis in Art History at the University of Crete, in Greece. He obtained his Master Degree in History of Art from the same University, after graduating from the History and Archaeology Department of the University of Ioannina, in Greece. His studies were supported by several scholarships, which allowed him to attend courses in art history at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich and later in Berlin, where he currently carries out his research activity in the context of several projects and programmes related to German and East European Symbolism. He has also pursued music theory, piano and composition studies in Greece and later in Berlin. His research interests and publications include the convergence between painting and music as well as the reception and appropriation of colour-music theories by the theosophical and anthroposophical milieu.