ill titleGreece – Alekos Fassianos

 
Artist Nomination Document

 

Alekos Fassianos nominated to represent Greece by Dr. Dimitris Papastamus, Director, National Gallery

Alekos Fassianos studied painting at the Athens School of Fine Arts from 1956-1960. He then went to Paris on a French State scholarship (1962-1964) where he attended lessons on lithography. In 1966 he lives and works solely in Paris while from 1974 he divides his time between Paris and Athens. He has more than 70 personal exhibitions in Paris, Athens, Milan, New York, London, Tokyo, Beirut, Hamburg, Munich and elsewhere. Apart from painting he has worked on scribing, poster creation, illustration of books and various publication in Greece and abroad. He has also collaborated in many theatrical projects with the National Theatre of Greece. He has also written many poems and essays. For his work there have been produced at least 4 documentaries from the Greek and French television. He has been invited to produce stamps and posters ahead of the Athens 2004 Olympics. His works are today exhibited in museums and private collections in Greece and abroad.