21/11/2013-11/01/2014

Exhibition of numbered sculptures and jewelry

Exhibition of numbered sculptures and jewelry

The ‘George Zongolopoulos Foundation’ in collaboration with Zoumboulakis Galleries –which originally presented Zongolopoulos in 1979- present genuine numbered reproductions of original sculptures and jewelry – miniatures of G. Zongolopoulos’ original works.

The exhibition will be accompanied by G. Zongolopoulos’ original sculptures and paintings, as well as multiple sculptures on disposal for the first time.

Brief Curriculum Vitae:

George Zongolopoulos was born in Athens in 1903. He studied sculpture in the Athens School of Fine Arts with T.Thomopoulos (1924 – 1930). In 1937 he travels to Paris where he studies and familiarizes himself with the work of Ch. Despiau. He studies works of Romanesque, Gothic and contemporary sculpture. He represented Greece at the Venice Biennale (1940, 1956, 1964, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001), at the Cairo Biennale (1946) and at the Sao Paulo Biennale (1957). In February 2004 he established the public welfare ‘George Zongolopoulos Foundation’ located in his home-atelier. He died on 11th May of the same year.

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THE ARTIST
Zongolopoulos George (1903-2004)

Sculptor George Zongolopoulos was born in Athens in 1903 and studied at The Athens School of Fine Arts.
During the period 1930-1938, having graduated from The Athens School of Fine Arts, he worked as an architect at the Ministry of Education. In 1938 he resigned from his position at the Ministry in order to devote himself entirely to sculpture.
George Zongolopoulos will link closely sculpture to architecture to his artistic path.
A scholarship from the French government made him continue his studies and work in Paris, while...

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