Exhibition “Yannis Gaitis – An Uncompromising Dandy” at Radisson Blu Park Hotel 10/6 – 24/7/2015

Exhibition “Yannis Gaitis – An Uncompromising Dandy” at Radisson Blu Park Hotel 10/6 – 24/7/2015

 Exhibition “Yannis Gaitis – An Uncompromising Dandy” at Radisson Blu Park Hotel  10/6 – 24/7/2015

 
As part of its ongoing “Contemporary Greek Art” series of events promoting Greek art to visitors, the five-star Radisson Blu Park Hotel in Athens, will host an exhibition of works by acclaimed Greek painter, sculptor and engraver Yannis Gaitis (1923-1984), to open on Wednesday, June 10.
 
Titled “An Uncompromising Dandy” and jointly organized by art curator Eleni Athanasiou, Gaitis exhibition will feature works from private collections and will run through  July 24.
 
Gaitis studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts and at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris with numerous personal exhibitions in Greece and abroad. 
 
A visionary, the Athens-born artist created more than 4,500 paintings, sculptures, drawings and constructions, was active in social and theatre events and worked on book illustrations, stage, theatre costumes, and fabric.
 
Mostly known for his anonymous blank-faced men (“Anthropakia”) depicting social isolation in modern times, Gaitis was initially influenced by representational art later opting for abstract and gestural painting.
 
Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Athens – 
10, Alexandras Avenue Athens
 

Date

Jun 08 2015

Time

12:00 am - 12:00 am
(e)Magazino