in Athens in 1933. Lives in New York since 1954. Adopting the neon light
from 1962, she focuses her research on the language of letters of the alphabet,
inspired by the world of illuminated signs, and these elements will form
the main ingredients of her subsequent work. The gigantic work The Gates
to Time Square (1964-1966), which stood on the New York square for
some time, secured for her a place among the most important figures in
international art. Lives and works in New York..
Cycladic Books, 1957-1962
Cycladic Books were initially cast in plaster, using commercial cardboard
boxes as moulds. The boxes’ folds, sections and internal linear structure
are imprinted on the plaster, often forming the letter ‘T’. Eight of the
Books were exhibited at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
In 1996 they were transferred from plaster to marble and were first exhibited
at the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens 1997. White marble from Mount Pentelikon..
51,8x21x5cm. / 54,8x22x4,5cm. / 40,5x38,5x4,8cm. / 43,2x29,2x2,5cm.)
in Tripoli, Arcadia in 1931. Died in London in 1996. Lived in Rome (1956-1961)
and Paris (1961-1963). Familiar with abstraction since 1958, he developed
gestural expression into his characteristic spiral writing which evolves
in space and is reproduced in various media and became the Greek exponent
of one of the first conceptual approaches to art. He taught at the School
of Architecture of the Athens Technical University and was a founding member
of the Department of Visual and Applied Arts of the Aristotelian University
on paper, 18x218x8 sheets
original drawing from which the first edition of the book Roman Pictural
was printed. Private Collection.
first, unnumbered edition was made by the artist himself. In 1991 it was
republished with the addition of a separate volume with five texts by N.
Lloizidi, E. Mavrommatis, G. Papagounos. M. Papanikolaou and Th. Tzavaras;
Paratiritis, Thessaloniki 1991. Private Collection.
sheets, 35x60x60cm, all printed with the same composition in spiral writing.
The work was made "to disappear by removing one sheet every day, just like
a wall-mounted calendar" (D. Condos). Private Collection.
in Athens in 1932. Died in Athens in 1996. From 1970 she systematically
explores the conceptual perception of art, correlating the visual language
with the structures and communication mechanisms of cybernetics. This approach
resulted in various important series such as Diagrams (1974) and
Structures (1978), which formed the basis for the triangular expansions
in various materials and the Sails with verses from the Odyssey
from 1980 onwards. She had represented Greece in the Sao Paulo Biennale.
with inscriptions sewn with thread, 350x200cm & 200x100cm. The Sails
started in 1980 on the basis of the 1978 research on sequential structures
and the development of the metric system of Homeric language in relation
to the structure of the Fibonacci sequence. Z. Xagoraris Collection
in Peania, Attica in 1958, where he lives and works. With his first individual
show in 1986 he introduces drawing and painting as transmutations of writing
into image and vice versa. He has collaborated with poets and writers and
illustrated many books for "Bilieto" Publications..
to Thomas Mann's Magician,
drawings, Indian ink on paper, 35x50cm each
20 drawings were executed especially for the exhibition "Mythologies of
the Book" in Frankfurt.
edition with text by Y. Dimitrakis, Yakinthos 1986, on European Velvet120gr.
paper, 821 numbered copies, 14x10cm.
in Accuracy, 1991
edition with text by Y. Dimitrakis, "Bilieto" Publications, no. 3, 1991,
2000 copies on Velvet 140gr. paper, 20x14cm
The swallow and Cheiron; one story and sixteen pictures,
by Y. Dimitrakis, 16 loose sheets with drawings by himself, 17x25cm each,
"Bilieto" Publications, no. 28, 900 copies, 2000, 18x31cm.