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Nikos Engonopoulos

The Life and Work of Greek Surrealist Nikos Engonopoulos

Greek surrealist painter and poet Nikos Engonopoulos is one of the most well-known modern Greek painters internationally. He was an important figure in the Generation of the 1930s, a prominent group of artists and thinkers in Greece. This group was fascinated...

Bonhams Sale Honors Greek Heroism

Bonhams sale of Greek art features several works which refer to the heroism of a mythical past, and reflect the artists’ view of painting as the only way to explain what it means to be Greek in the modern...

Onassis Foundation Buys Cavafy's Portrait

Nikos Engonopoulos’ portrait of the poet Constantine P. Cavafy that was recently sold for 88,500 euros at an auction, now belongs to the Onassis Foundation. The portrait by Greece’s famous surrealist painter, follows a technique characteristic of the Byzantine...

Work by Painter who Defined 20th Century Greek Art for Sale at Bonhams

One of the major representatives of the ‘Thirties Generation’, Yiannis Tsarouchis, leads Bonhams Greek Sale on April 24 at 101 New Bond Street.  Born in the Athenian port of Piraeus in 1910, Tsarouchis, is regarded as one of the greatest Greek painters...

Greek Painter Yiannis Tsarouchis Leads Greek Sale at Bonhams

‘Autumn’, a seminal creation from 1976 by one of the major representatives of the ‘Thirties Generation’, Yiannis Tsarouchis, leads Bonhams Greek Sale on April 24 at 101 New Bond Street. It is estimated at £150,000-200,000. Born in the Athenian port...