Panayotis D. Cangelaris - Greek Diplomat and Collector



 "When She Woke Up" by Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis

"The Sleeping Stradioti" by Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis

"When She Woke Up", 2003
By Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis (1956)
Oil on cardboard, 70Χ50 cm.
Inv. No.: P-198
"The Sleeping Stradioti", 2005
By Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis (1956)
Oil on canvas, 150Χ100 cm.
Inv. No.: P-199
"The Transcendence of the Little Shaman" by Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis "Our European Perspective" by Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis
"The Transcendence of the Little Shaman", 2012
By Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis (1956)
Oil on canvas, 140Χ110 cm.
Inv. No.: P-211
"Our European Perspective", 2016
By Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis (1956)
Oil on canvas, 160Χ80 cm.
Inv. No.: P-212

Born in Athens, Michael Odysseus Yakoumakis studied painting at the Academia delle Belle Arte of Naples, Italy and at the same time got a degree in geology from the University of that same city.  He continued his studies in the Chinese and Japanese painting and the Sumi-e (1985-1990) and was thoroughly engaged with the study of the history of comic (2001-2003).  Concurrently he is involved in the practice of the ancient eastern war arts (Kendo and Karate) having reached the levels of Sandan and Shodan.  He had his first one-man show in Athens (2003) and has participated in group exhibitions abroad as well.  Since 2003 too he is teaching Sumi-e and traditional Chinese and Japanese painting.  He is the founder (2004) of the group "Romantic Anonymous", a branch of the international movement "Stuckism International".  In his work, already influenced by the Chinese and Japanese painting, he rejects the meaningful art and concentrates himself in the pictorial creation which he considers as an ever lasting field of endless artistic research.  He lives and works in Athens.

P.D.Cangelaris, Reflections upon Greek Contemporary Painting, The Cangelaris Collection, vol.3, Athens 2015







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