THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
Sea", 1994 By Antonis Politakis
Acrylic on canvas, 80Χ110 cm.
Inv. No.: P-93
Politakis studied painting at the
ÉcoledeParis with JeanFeugereux and stage
scenery at the open
workshops of CoventGarden in
London. At the same time,
he took lessons in encaustic and Byzantine hagiography at Mount Athos
and concluded his art education in Athens with Jenny Papadaki and
Marina Lambraki Plaka (1975-1982). He had his first solo
exhibition in Athens (1981), but had already shown his work in group
exhibitions since 1978.
Other one-man and group
shows followed both in Greece and abroad.
He is the founder of the Artistic Group "Kyklos" [Circle] and has created and taught atthe
painting workshop of
the Municipality of Keratsini(1981-1990). He is also engaged
scenery, art journalism,
book illustration etc. and has been the producer of an art broadcasting
for the radio. His
work belongs to the abstract
expressionism. He lives and works in Piraeus.
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