THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
1993 By Vassilis Kypreos
Oil on canvas, 90Χ80 cm.
Inv. No.: P-65
in Athens, Vassilis Kypreos studied at the School of Fine Arts
(1958-1962) with Yannis Moralis. He had his first
one-man exhibition in Athens (1964)
and had shown his work in
many solo and group exhibitions both in Greece and abroad.
He had been awarded 1st Prizes at the 1st and 2nd Pan-Hellenic Youth
Exhibitions (Athens 1961 and
1962) and at the exhibition "JeunesPeintresduMonde" in Paris
(1961).He was assistant
at the Polytechnic School of Athens (1966-1968
and had taught painting and history of ancient Greek art at the Program
for American students "StudyinGreece". He often
traveled and had lived and worked at different intervals in New York,
Paris, Antibes and
London. Elements of
objectivity, abstract and surrealism coexist in his work in a dreamy
and magic space.
He lived and worked in Athens and
the Island of Patmos. Vassilis Kypreos passed away in Athens (2021).
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