Sculptor Nikos Floros’s sculptures inspired by the roles and costumes of Maria Callas will be presented in an exhibition held in the Palace of Grand Master in Rhodes.
Old and new works of the artist are included in the stage costume themed exhibition.
The costumes sculptures of Nikos Floros are unique, original designs, handcrafted from aluminum cans that are transformed into an almost fabric like material. This sculpting method was created by Floros, and has received international recognition.
Originated from Tripoli, Arcadia, Nikos Floros studied at the Drama School in Athens, classical piano at the National Conservatory, and painting at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris.
He has presented his work in Greece at the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum, Melas Mansion, National Bank, Foundation of the Hellenic World, Syntagma Square, Benaki Museum, Mr., and abroad at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Metropolitan Club, French Heritage Society, Hofburg Palace of Vienna.
He has been living and working in New York for many years ,and his sculptures can be found in numerous museums and private collections. The method of conversion of aluminum into “fabric” has patented (2003) by Floros.
He also won first place for his Red Queen Elizabeth costume from the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume and the first place for his Silver Elizabeth I costume by the French Heritage Society.
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