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Greek, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in France from 1991.

Born 1964, in Chania (Crete).

Painter. Interiors, still-lifes.

Dimitris Andreadakis graduated from the school of fine arts in Athens in 1990 and moved to Paris in 1991 to pursue his studies at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. His compatriot Alkis Pierrakos wrote of him: 'In his paintings, which are often big, we are struck by the rigour of the overall colour and immediately sense how much care he has put into the complementarity that can be created by just three elements - volume, colour and.'...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active in France.

Born 1960, in Athens.

Painter (including gouache), draughtswoman, illustrator, lithographer. Landscapes, seascapes, animals. Artist's books.

Ianna Andreadis studied at the schools of fine art in Dijon, Bourges and Paris between 1978 and 1983. She studied prehistory at the Institut d'Art et d'Archéologie de Paris in ...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 1954, in Athens.

Draughtsman, engraver, sculptor, video artist. Multimedia.

Michalis Arfaras first studied painting at the school of fine arts in Athens between 1972 and 1974. He continued his studies at the college of fine arts in Brunswick in Germany where he specialised in engraving and produced book illustrations and comic strips. He now lives and works in Hildesheim where he teaches graphic art at the university....

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1948, in Athens.

Draughtsman.

Nicos Baikas's drawings evoke the surreal world of Kubin and Topor. He explores 'solid' forms, objects and human figures and how they interrelate with other shapes. Without falling back on appropriation, he quotes from other forms and other genres from various periods in art history. His black and white drawings are minutely detailed and elegantly constructed; the light reveals the surface of these drawings, which is sometimes so heavily worked that it verges on relief....

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 1947, in Alexandria.

Painter.

Anna Constantinou studied at the academy of fine arts in Rome. Her geometric paintings use a lively palette of colours. She took part in the Paris Biennale in 1967 and the Alexandria Biennale in 1968...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 7 November 1952, in Vori (Crete).

Painter, watercolourist, pastellist, engraver, sculptor, ceramicist.

In 1968, at the age of just 16, Theophilos Geredakis embarked on a series of travels that took him to the USA, Asia, Europe and Australia. In ...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, female.

Born 25 December 1953.

Painter.

Maria Karayanni began her artistic training in Athens and continued it in Paris where she may have been a student at the École des Beaux-Arts, but in any case lodged at the Cité Internationale des Arts. Her paintings are ambitious, her composition complex and animated. She likes using warm shades with sensual pigmentations in browns, reds, oranges, yellows, earth colours and greens, which breathe life into certain shades of blue. In around ...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, female.

Active also active in France.

Born 1956, in Athens.

Painter (mixed media).

Klairy Korelis studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris where she graduated in stage design and costumes for the theatre. She exhibits in France and Greece. She won the town of Antibes painting prize in ...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in Belgium from 1970.

Born 1952, in Heraklion, Crete.

Painter.

Costa Lefkochir Studied at the academy of fine arts in Liège. His works teem with violence and are dominated by reds and blacks that plumb the depths of unknown worlds, abysses and dark caves flooded with dazzling light. He has been showing his works in solo exhibitions in Belgium since ...

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Greek, 20th – 21st century, male.

Installation artist.

Nikos Navridis works with latex and makes works that float in space. He featured in the 23rd São Paulo Biennale in 1996.