Alekos Fassianos was a multi-talented and versatile artist who made a significant contribution to the Greek and international art world. With a career spanning several decades, he was known for his unique style that combined elements of abstract art, popular art, and Greek mythology, creating a personal and anthropocentric style that was celebrated by art lovers and critics alike.
Fassianos was born in Athens in 1935 and received early training in violin and painting. He later moved to Paris to study lithography at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and spent the next 35 years of his life in the French capital. During this time, he honed his skills as an artist and developed a style that was both contemporary and rooted in the classical traditions of Greek art and mythology.
In recognition of his artistic achievements, Fassianos was awarded several prestigious honors, including the title of Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters and Officer of the Legion of Honor. His works have been widely exhibited and can be found in public spaces, including a mural at a subway station in Athens.
Overall, Alekos Fassianos was an important figure in the world of art who left a lasting legacy with his innovative and thought-provoking works. His influence can be seen in the works of many contemporary artists and he will always be remembered as one of Greece’s most famous painters.
Exhibition poster: Participation at International Contemporary Art Fair (FIAC) Paris, 1978
Museum-quality poster made on thick and long-lasting matte (uncoated) paper.
• Size 24×36″ (60×90 cm)
• New from Original
• Paper-weight: 200 gsm / 80 lb
• Ready to frame
60×90 cm / 24×36"
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