Alexandre FASSIANOS

Painter, poet, and set designer, Alecos Fassianos draws inspiration from stories and mythology of his native Greece.

Mytaras Dimitris (1934-2017) 'Kites' Χαρταετοί -Δημήτρης Μυταράς

Mytaras Dimitris (1934-2017) 'Kites' Χαρταετοί -Δημήτρης Μυταράς

Homo Universalis: ΠΙΝΑΚΕΣ ΖΩΓΡΑΦΙΚΗΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΙΣ ΑΠΟΚΡΙΕΣ

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Alekos Fassianos couples these two influences in his work, combining ancient myth with modern situations. His work is filled with heroic characters and intellectual allegory set amongst everyday life. Motion is present in every image, usually hair or cloth waving in the breeze. The figures are often posed in a salute or signalling to the viewer either a forthcoming or an already-won victory. They recall a folk-memory of a mythological past and add an heroic edge to the mundane truth of daily…

Alekos Fassianos /Αλέκος Φασιανός, 1935

blastedheath: “ Alecos Fassianos (Greek, b. Serigraph in colour and gold leaf on paper, retouched by hand, 105 x 65 cm.


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