Lot 172 - Nikolas Antoniou - Untitled
Acrylic & oil on paper
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for War Child UK
Nikolas Antoniou was born in Larnaca, Cyprus, in 1988. He received his degree in 2012 from the University of Western Macedonia's Department of Fine and Applied Arts in Greece, where he closely collaborated with professors and artists Harris Kondosphyris and Manolis Polymeri.
His paintings do not stem from a specific idea or theme. He consciously avoids focusing on specific questions or particular answers and instead creates new pictures, which generate unknown questions. Thus, the artist paints vague spaces, with objects that appear to be misplaced, both in time and dimension, next to disjointed items, with figures lost in an intense painterly environment, but which eventually coexist and interact, giving meaning to their existence, telling a story, and expressing a sentiment.
University of Western Macedonia, Department of Applied and Fine Arts
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2022 - Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation - Larnaka, Cyprus
2021 - "Seasons Change" - Alpha C.K. Art Gallery - Nicosia, Cyprus
2017 - “Nikolas Antoniou” – Budapest Art Factory Project Space, Budapest, Hungary
2016 - ‘’The Conservation of the Creative Process’’, Alpha C.K. Art Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus
2015 - ‘’For the Purposes of Imperfection’’, Technochoros Art Gallery, Athens, Greece
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 - "The New Portrait" - Stoerpunkt Gallery, Munich, Germany
2019 - “The Paper Salon” - Ambush Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2017 - Melenia Art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Alpha C.K. Art Gallery - Cyprus
Technohoros Art Gallery - Greece
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