Sperantsas Vasilis

Painter, engraver and sculptor Vassilis Sperantsas was born in Athens in 1938. He studied painting and engraving at the École des Beaux-arts in Paris (1956 – 1962) and then copperplate at art academies in London (1969).

He returned to Paris where he taught lithography at the École des Beaux-arts in Paris as a lecturer (1976 – 1979). His work was presented in Greece for the first time in 1960 when he took part in the group exhibition of the Pan-Hellenic exhibition, while his first solo exhibition was held at the Astor Gallery in Athens in 1966 and at the Zegri Art Gallery in New York in the same year.

Since then, he has held a number of solo exhibitions in Greece and abroad, and he has taken part in group exhibitions and international events, including the Salon de Mai in Paris (1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987), the Sao Paolo Biennale (1971), the Graphothek in Berlin, and the Origraphica gallery in Malmö, Sweden (1978) etc. He is a member of the Chamber of Fine Arts of Greece and the French Chamber of the Arts.

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