THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
1991 By Costas Malamos
Oil on plywood, 27Χ30 cm.
Inv. No.: P-77
in Alexandria (Egypt), Costas Malamos studied painting at the School of
Fine Arts, Athens (1932-1937) with Pavlos Mathiopoulos, Umbertos
Argyros, Costas Parthenis a.o. He had his first one-man
exhibition at Ioannina (Epirus) in 1933. Other solo and group shows
followed both in Greece and
abroad. He has also painted frescos in
churches, public buildings a.o. In 1972 he was awarded in
with the 2nd State Prize for Painting. In 1937 he opened an
preparatory school in Athens and in 1941 a school for painting at
Ioannina, while in 1946 he was appointed art professor at the Athens
College. From 1958 to 1963 he taught at
Vakalo School and in 1960 he founded the Neo-Hellenic Art Gallery at
Ioannina. In 1994 he was awarded with
Academy of Athens Award. Due to his personal style, he gives
expressionist character to his descriptive and realistic
Costas Malamos passed away in Athens (2007).
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