THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
Distance", 1994 By Giorgos Ioannou
Oil on canvas, 100Χ70 cm.
Inv. No.: P-80
in Athens, Giorgos Ioannou studied painting and etching in Athens with
Kostas Iliadis and Thedoros Drossos and in Paris, at the AcadémieJulian and the AteliersPenture - Dessin of ClaudeSchurr and Mac' Avoy. He had his
first one-man exhibition in Athens (1959).
Other solo and
group shows followed in Greece and abroad including Pan-Hellenic
exhibitions and the Biennale of
Venice. He had organized
a solo exhibition on board of paquebot "Olympia". His work
been awarded with prizes from the City of Oestand (1968), the II BiennaledelleRegioni and the EuropaArte in Italy. In 2012 he was awarded by the Academy of
Athens for the totality of his art creation.A
personal style characterizes his work, which belongs to the pop-art and
comics and bears a distinct critical objectivity. Giorgos
Ioannou passed away in Athens
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