Panayotis D. Cangelaris - Greek Diplomat and Collector



"The Artist at his Garden" by Nicos Houliaras 

"The Artist at his Garden", 1987
By Nicos Houliaras (1940-2015)
Plastic on cardboard, 25,5Χ31,5 cm.
Inv. No.: P-40

  NICOS HOULIARAS (1940-2015)

Born at Ioannina (Epirus), Nicos Houliaras studied sculpture and stage scenery at the School of Fine Arts, Athens and graduated in 1967.  In 1970 he moved to Paris, where he concentrated in painting.  He had his first one-man show in Athens 1969.  Other solo and group exhibitions followed in Greece and abroad.  He had illustrated a series of book and disk front pages, while at the same time he was engaged in writing and music.  He had been awarded for his painting with the 1st Prize of the "Parthenis Award" (1969).  His work shows a distinct distorting expressionism with elements of the naive and the Greekness.  Nicos Houliaras passed away in Athens (2015).

P.D.Cangelaris, Reflections upon Greek Contemporary Painting, The Cangelaris Collection, vol.1, Athens 1991








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