Edition 2018.1 - Selected Artists

Manolis Pentes
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Manolis Pentes is a greek artist who was born on a small Aegean island, Patmos. He studied journalism in Athens but chose to return and live on his beloved home.

Self-taught, he initially focused on figurative paintings and mainly experiencing in landscapes with oils, acrylics and mixed techniques.

For some time Manolis was also involved in Byzantine hagiography into which he was initiated by Olympiada Vasilaki, an eminent famous hagiographer of the Monastery of Evangelismos in Patmos.

Gradually, he was won over by abstract painting. Since 2014 he focused more on color itself with minimal or no drawing.

 

He participated in the group exhibition in Patmos on the subject of “Water” held on 3 -24 August 2014.

Solo exhibition in PATMION Cultural Centre held on 11 – 21 August 2016.

Solo exhibition in the Cultural Center of Auderghem, at Brussels, held on 21 – 30 April 2017.

Solo exhibition in the Municipal Gallery of Mykonos from the 11th to the 20th of August 2018 in which he exhibited paintings from his series called “UTOPIA”.

His works can be found in private collections in Greece, France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Austria, Turkey and others.

For this edition, Manolis presents:

Annemasse Station:

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Reflection X

Acrylic on canvas (100 x 70)

Rio de Janeiro Station:

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Utopia XL

Acrylic on canvas (100 x 70)

© 2018 by Self-Curated

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