THE CANGELARIS COLLECTION
1988 By Yiorgos Mavroidis
Oil on canvas, 65Χ90 cm.
Inv. No.: P-46
Born at Piraeus, Yiorgos
studied Law at the University of Athens and served in the diplomatic
service of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs between 1946 and
Self taught in painting, he studied in Paris (1950-1952)
different tendencies in contemporary art. He had
his first solo exhibition in Athens (1954).
however, participated to many Pan-Hellenic and international group
shows already since 1948.
He has written a number
of literary papers as well. From
1959 to 1982 he taught at the School of Fine Arts and was elected its
first dean (1977-1978).
His work belongs to the
distorted expressionism with a distinct personal style.
Mavroidis passed away in Athens (2003).
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