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A. Tassos 1914-1985 at Benaki Museum

A. Tassos 1914-1985 at Benaki Museum A. Tassos 1914-1985 at Benaki Museum


The representative exhibition of the oeuvre of artist A.Tassos (1914-1985), is organized on the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of his birth and the thirtieth anniversary of his death.

It is also organized 28 years after the great retrospective exhibition at the National Gallery.

The exhibition aims to give the public the opportunity to re-evaluated A. Tassos work in a different sense than that of their creation times and visually configured through the "facilities" of digital reproduction. It also presents for the first time unknown works that revealed after years-long exhaustive research and a selection of many works within the art of the graphic: books and albums illustrated with original engravings, stamps, album covers, posters.

The exhibition is built around the most important and characteristic works of the artist (engravings, sketches, woodcut plates, woodcuts wall) and is divided into six sections:

Student works 1934-1939
Occupation 1940-1946
Color engravings 1947-1960
Black and white 1960-1966
Black and White II 1967-1974
Late work 1975-1985

Exhibition curation: Irene Orati
Exhibition design: Pavlos Thanopoulos

The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue which includes texts by: Constantinos Papachristou, Irene Orati, Dimitris Pavlopoulos and Despina Tsourgianni.

03/12/2015 - 31/01/2016 (Opening: 30/11/2015, 20:00)

€ 5, € 2,5

More info: Benaki Museum, Pireos Street Annexe, Athens

Last modified onTuesday, 08 December 2015 13:51
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