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CANIARIS, Vlassis (<i>born</i> 1928), Painter, sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
CANIARIS, Vlassis (born 1928), Painter, sculptor

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Born 1928, in Athens.

Painter, sculptor.

Vlassis Caniaris studied medicine before enrolling in the Athens school of fine arts. He lived in Rome between 1956 and 1960, then in Paris before returning to Greece. His work was influenced by both American Pop Art in the 1960s, and particularly by the New Realists (Nouveau Réalisme) group brought together by the critic Pierre Restany,

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