THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
Battle Theories (49 ... Kf6, From the Game Najdorf
- Boleslavsky, 1953)", 2002 By Nikolas Sfikas
Oil on canvas, 75Χ100 cm.
Inv. No.: P-186
Born in Cairo
(Egypt), Nikolas Sfikas studied interior
architecture and painting at the School of Fine Arts of the University
of Helwan (Cairo). He had his first solo exhibition at that
city (1984). Other one-man and group shows followed in Greece
abroad. In 1982 he was awarded with the 1st Prize for
from the University of Helwan. In 1983 he received a Monetary
Prize from the Egyptian Art Contest and in 1985 a Honour Laudation from
the School of Fine Arts for his work at the group exhibition "Drought
in Africa". In 2000 he was awarded by the Greek Writers
Association as well. He published the album "Retro-Shah"
(Thessalonica 1994). Influenced by his personal interest on
chess, his work expresses an allegoric character with strong elements
of Greekness. He lives and works at Thessalonica.
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