Category: Essays

A short retrospective / Kurze Retrospektive

(Deutscher Text weiter unten) I have always found the forms encountered in nature to be the most powerful carriers of meaning. My work is all about isolating and manipulating those forms in order to reveal it. I work in series and, at first glance, it may seem that I have ventured into different means and mediums through the years. This first impression, however, is […]

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Within me Odysseus dwells.

A raft, a boat, an earthy element one can cling on to in times of turmoil and tempest. The raft is for me a metaphor for the very basic and essential means available to man, to pursue survival, following his preservation instinct. At times, the «raft» may be reduced to the mere human body and […]

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Ashes to ashes, Life to life.

The beginning of 2016 found me opening my new studio in Kreuzlingen, CH. My work, by inner necessity, is inevitably about man; but my inspiration has always been alimented by input from nature. A common question I was asked by people who are familiar with my work so far, was how I could go and […]

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Ο Ελύτης, Ο Πλάτωνας και η Στιγμή

Pruned,  oil on canvas, 120x220cm (Phoenix series) Το φως για ‘μένα είναι η ζωοποιός δύναμη όλης της ζωγραφικής. Μα όταν μιλάμε για το φως το αληθινό, εκείνο του ήλιου, το μυαλό πάει αμέσως στην αποτύπωση της στιγμής. Της εφήμερης και ανεπανάληπτης εντύπωσης των πραγμάτων καθώς λούζονται με χρώματα που μόνο ο ήλιος κάνει να υπάρχουν. […]

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Within Walls Y&E Vatis Gallery

The works presented in the show titled “Within Walls” are part of a broader research the artist calls “The Garden Project”. All of us live, consciously or not, within constantly readjusting frames. The “Garden” of each and every one of us is our inner field of action. It is the place where feelings, needs, dreams […]

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