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August 4 – 13, 2016 YIANNIS STYLIANIDES: DREAMS OF METAMORPHOSIS

Event Details

  • From: August 4, 2016
  • To: August 13, 2016
  • Starting at: 06:00 PM
  • Finishing at: 09:00 PM

Address

  • Frederick Holmes And Company - Gallery of Modern & Contemporary Art
  • 309 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle
  • WA
  • 98104
  • 206-682-0166

YIANNIS STYLIANIDES: DREAM OF METAMORPHOSIS – This unique exhibition is the celebrated Cypriot artist’s only No. American appearance and follows his successful solo show in Monte Carlo. A highly respected architect by profession, Stylianides began following his artistic muse only a few years ago and has achieved international acclaim throughout Europe and his native Cyprus. Following this Seattle exhibition, the artist leaves to oversee the installation of his next one-person show in Doha, Qatar.
The exhibition will include a series of paintings created using a unique process the artist developed and calls “Constructive Torching”. Having created his own composition of paints, he uses a blowtorch to apply the paint on wood. This method creates a fascinating texture and gives the painting a three-dimensional quality that allows the viewer to see the painting from all angles.
Drawing from his skills as an architect, the exhibition will also feature a selection of his highly coveted signature series, “Cities” – intricately sculpted and painted wood panels, depicting plan views of cities, and several of his sculptures. Ten Days Only!