Georgiadis Nikolaos

Nikos Georgiadis was born in 1925 in Athens. He studied freehand drawing under Th. Apartis and then at the National Technical University of Athens, School of Architecture (1952 – 1953) before studying painting at New York Columbia University and painting and stage design at Slade University College London, where he later taught as a professor.

He held his first solo exhibition in London in 1959 which was followed by solo exhibitions in Zurich, Belfast, Milan, Cardiff, as well as in Athens and Thessaloniki.

He took part in group exhibitions in Greece and abroad and in international events including the Carnegie International (1955), the Documenta exhibition of contemporary art in Kassel (1964), the Venice Biennale (1966), the Contemporary art Fair in Florence (1968), etc. Apart from painting, Nikos Georgiadis was one of the most important stage designers in the world, and worked in the biggest theatres in the world and in the movies. Nikos Georgiadis died in 2001.

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