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 Athens School of Fine Arts National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum with teachers such as Nikiphoros Lytras and Konstantin Volanakis. In 1907 he moved to Munich to continue his art studies
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 he studied fresco at the Paris School of Fine Arts (1957-1960) and remained in France till 1963, travelling at the same time to neighboring countries such as Belgium, The Netherlands,
Dimitris Mytaras (Δημήτρης Μυταράς), born 1934 in Chalkis, died in Athens 2017, was a Greek artist who is considered one of the important Greek painters of the 20th century. His work was mainly inspired by the human figure, and a combination of naturalism and expressionism. From the 1960s onward, Mytaras moved in the direction of naturalism, while from 1975 an expressionistic approach became more and more marked in his output.
Maurizio Cattelan, born in 1960, Padua, is an Italian artist. He is known for his satirical sculptures, particularly La Nona Ora (1999) (The Ninth Hour), depicting Pope John Paul II struck down by a meteorite, Him (2001) and Love Lasts Forever (1997). Cattelan started his career in the 1980s making wooden furniture in Forlì (Italy). Cattelan’s art makes fun of various systems of order and he often utilizes themes and
Shirin Neshat (شیرین نشاط) born 1957 in Qazvin (Iran) is an Iranian visual artist who lives in New York City. She got known primarily for her work in film, video and photography. Her artwork centers on the contrasts between Islam and the West, femininity and masculinity, public life and private life, antiquity and modernity, and bridging the spaces between these subjects. Neshat has been recognized countless times for her work,