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GAITIS, Yannis (1923 - 1984), Painter, sculptor, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GAITIS, Yannis (1923 - 1984), Painter, sculptor, lithographer

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1954.

Born 4 March 1923, in Athens; died 22 July 1984, in Athens.

Painter, sculptor, lithographer.

Nouvelle Figuration, Figuration Narrative.

Yannis Gaitis was a student at the school of fine art in Athens during World War II and was active in the Resistance. He settled in Paris in 1954. He uses a style reducing figures to

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