Giannis Kounellis

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Giannis Kounellis (Γιάννης Κουνέλλης), born 1936 I died 2017, was a Greek contemporary artist based in Rome and Athens since 1956. A key figure associated with Arte Povera, he had studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. From … Continued

Nikos Engonopoulos

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Nikos Engonopoulos (Νίκος Εγγονόπουλος), born in Athens in 1907, was a modern Greek painter and poet. He is considered the introducer and principal exponent of Surrealism in Greece, member of the so-called Generation of the Thirties. He combined elements and … Continued

Georgios Bouzianis

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Georgios Bouzianis (Γιώργος Μπουζιάνης; also transliterated Jorgos Busianis, Jorgos Busianis or George Bouzianis), born 1885 in Daphni I died 1959 in Athens) was the greatest Greek expressionist painter and belongs as well to German expressionism. He studied painting at the … Continued

Christos Karas

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Karas is born 1930 in Trikala, Greece. After two years at the Panteion University (1948-1950), he studied 1951- 1955 at the Athens School of Fine Arts with Giannis Moralis and Giannis Pappas. On a scholarship from the State Scholarship Service … Continued

Alexis Akrithakis

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Alexis Akrithakis (Αλέξης Ακριθάκης) was a Greek painter, born in Athens in 1939. He met in 1956 the idiosyncratic philosopher George Makris who acknowlegdes his talent and encourages him to become a painter. He left Athens and moved 1958 to … Continued