THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
and Chimera (the World's Absurd ...)",
2004 By Georgios Kordis
Egg tempera on wood, 100Χ150 εκ.
Inv. No.: P-197
Born at Makryrachi
(Fthiotis), Georgios Kordis studied
Theology at the University of Athens (1975-1979), while at the same
time he had free lance studies on painting and Byzantine
hagiography. He has a PhD in Theology from the University of
Athens (1991). He continued his studies on painting, fresco
mosaic at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
(1987-1989). He also took lessons in etching with
engraver Photis Mastichiadis. He had his first one-man
in Piraeus (1987). Other followed both in Greece and
abroad. He has painted the frescos at the entrance of the
congregational hall of the Dochiarion Monastery at the Holy
Mountain. He has illustrated a series of books as
is teaching Byzantine hagiography at the "Grove of Arts and Letters"
(since 1990), at the "Ikonourgia" [Icon creating]
which he is a founding member (since 1995) and at the Theological
School of the University of Athens (since 1999). His work
to the Byzantine iconographic tradition, but with a distinct personal
style. He lives and works in Athens.
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