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GEORGE LAPPAS

Artist Bio +-

Born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1950 and died in Athens in 2016. He studied Psychology at Reed College, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. (1969-1973) and worked in State Mental Hospitals. In 1974 he was awarded the Waston Fellowship to study Indian Architecture and Sculpture for one year in India. He attended classes in architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London (1995) and studied Sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts (1976-1981) under Yannis Pappas and Yorgos Nicolaidis. He continued his studies in sculpture at the École nationale supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris on a French state scholarship (1984-1985). Worked and travelled in France and the United Kingdom until 1986. In 1991 he received a scholarship from the Cartier Foundation in Paris. He was elected Professor of Sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Arts in 1992. Since 1995 he worked and travelled in the United Kingdom, the U.S.A. and Japan. Works by him can be found in many imporτant Greek and international private and public collections.

 

Solo Exhibitions
2018
Encapsulation – Mappemonde – The Secret Book • Citronne Gallery• Athens• (curated by Aphrodite Litti, Tatiana Spinari-Pollali, Yorgos Tzirtzilakis)
2017
Figures and Rucksack with Ears • Citronne Gallery• Poros• (curated by Tatiana Spinari-Pollali)
2016
Happy Birthday • Benaki Museum – Central Building (Museum of Greek Culture)• Athens• (curated by Aphrodite Litti, Dakis Ioannou, Polyna Kosmadaki, Yorgos Tzirtzilakis)
2013
Documents and Sculptural Landscapes • Jewish Museum• Thessaloniki
2008
Ancient Coins in the Alpha Bank Collection: Contemporary Inspiration for the Sculpture of Giorgos Lappas • Alpha Bank Main Building (Ground Floor)• Athens
2007
Xippas Gallery• Paris
2005
8 Art Space• Rethymnon
2004
Sculptures • Diaspro Art Gallery• Nicosia
2001
Bernier / Eliades Gallery• Athens
1998
Haruspex, Elbo and Mr. Sphinx • Lehman-Maupin Gallery• New York
1997
Luminous Works • Galleria Gentili• Florence
1997
Man in the Presence of Ghosts • Galerie Tanit• Munich
1997
Jean Bernier Gallery (Bernier / Eliades Gallery)• Athens
1996
Port Warehouse Thessaloniki Yeni Tzami Municipality of Thessaloniki• Thessaloniki
1996
Jean Bernier Gallery (Bernier / Eliades Gallery)• Athens
1993
The Stance of the Artist • Jean Bernier Gallery (Bernier / Eliades Gallery)• Athens
1992
Nouveaux Bourgeois • Galerie Albert Baronian• Brussels
1992
Sculptures • Galerie Tanit• Munich
1990
Dice • Jean Bernier Gallery (Bernier / Eliades Gallery)• Athens
1990
Dice Works • The Tramway• Glasgow
1987
Mappemonde • Zoumboulakis Galleries• Athens
1985
Paintings • Zoumboulakis Galleries
1983
Abacus • Zoumboulakis Galleries• Athens
1981
Sculpture and Drawings • Zoumboulakis Galleries• Athens

For reasons of confidentiality, there is a number of artworks which we are unable to illustrate here. Please, contact us to discover what else we currently have for sale.

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