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On my radar: Alekos Fassianos

On my radar: Alekos Fassianos

Alekos Fassianos
I enjoyed discovering the work of Greece’s famous artist Alekos Fassianos in the FT last weekend. Depicting wind-blown hair, flowing scarves and watches, his figures and faces share the illustrative qualities of mid-century Picasso or Cocteau.

The work doesn’t end with painting. Fassianos also created excellent furniture*, ceramics*, bronze bird sculptures and lamps. (Fun fact: the lamps were important – Fassianos didn’t approve of elements meant to create an ‘atmosphere’, so candles, chandeliers and low lighting were out, in favour of daylight or functional lighting.) 1stDibs has a number of Fassianos pieces, including reproduction lamps here*.

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WORDS: Disneyrollergirl / Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Thinker with a watch, 1978, Alekos Fassianos
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