Lines and Colours

oil on canvas
102 X 121 cm

Aspa Stasinopoulou was born in 1935 in Athens. She studied painting at the École des Beaux-arts in Paris (1959 – 1963). In Paris she met Y. Tsarouchis with whom she established a close friendship and a solid artistic bond. She returned to Greece for a while and held her first solo exhibition in 1966 (Astor Gallery, Athens). In 1968 she left again for Paris and in 1969 she settled in London, where he worked until 1974.

Large part of her work consists of constructions and installations with the use of various materials and visual art. She has presented her work in solo exhibitions, mainly in Athens, but also in Amsterdam and London. In 2009 a retrospective exhibition of her work was held in Athens (Benaki Museum) for which she was honoured with the main outside the competition award by the International Association of Art Critics – AICA, Hellas.

She has also taken part in important group exhibitions and international events in Greece and abroad (the exhibition Environment – Action in Athens in 1981, the Sao Paulo Biennale in 1985, the exhibition Three Generations of Greek Women Artists which held at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C. in 1989, the exhibition Metamorphoses of the Modern which was held at the National Gallery in Athens in 1992, the Athens Biennale in 2013, etc.). Aspa Stasinopoulou died in Athens in 2017. She was a member of the Centre for Visual Arts (KET) and a founding member of the “Art Group 4+”.

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