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Theodoros

THEODΟRΟS PAPADIMITRIOU

1931Born in Agrinion, Greece
1952-58School of Fine Arts Athens
1959-62School of Fine Arts (E.S.N.B.A), Paris
1972Visiting Professor at the California Unversity, Harward U.S.A
1980-98Professor of Plastic Arts at the School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens

ΟΝΕ-ΜΑΝ EXHIBITIONS & PERFORMANCES

1965Centre Culturel National, Aix-en-Provence, France
1966Maison de Ιa Culture, Amiens, France
1969       Retrospective 62-68, New Gallery & Kennedy ΗaΙΙ, Athens
1970  Sculpture for Public Participation – Participation Prohibited (Εnνironment – Manifestation) Studio of Contemporary Art, Goethe Institute, Athens
1972       Instead of α Sculpture. (Environment), Desmos Gallery Athens
1973       

 

Sculpture ’73 = Touch + Α Litle Taste (Environment & Performance). Desmos Gallery, Athens
 Manιpulation 1- For A SpecatorAlone (Record), International Design Conference,Aspen, U.S.A.
 ΜanipuΙatiοn ΙΙ – Οn the Limits of Tolerance (Anti-Spectacular Theatre)
1974Sculpture ’74 = Manipulations (Anti-Spectacular) Desmos Gallery Athens
1975Confronted Retrospectives 1963-67& 1968-74, French Institut, Thessaloniki
1977Double Exhibitiοn. Desmos Gallery

α. Manipulation ΙΙΙ. ΧΙΙΙ & XV

b. Environment Fragile – Νοn Fragile.                

1981Manipulation ΧΧΧ, (Performance), Nieuwe Kerk of Amsterdam
1982Μαnipulation ΧΧΧ, Variatlon Β (Performance), Palais Royal des  Beaux-Arts, Brussels Europalia – Greece
1984Journey’s Marks – Traces of Touch, Objects 1953-1983,  Retrospective in the National Gallery, Athens
 Environment- Fragile, Zoumboulakis Galery

 

1986Re-Place – Re-Searche, Municipal Art Gallery, Rhodes Installation in the Saint-Georges Ramparts
1988       Apocalypse Main-Tenant(e), French Institut, Athens
1990Balances ’90. Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens
1991Suspensions. Vellidion Art Center, Thessaloniki
1993ArtFragile, French Institut, Thessaloniki
1994Caryatides – Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens
1995Caryatides  –  Art Fair 26’95, Messe Basel, Switzerland
1997Atopa   Artforum, Thessalonlki (*Out of place Without place)
1999Metechmion. Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens
 Delphica European Cultural Centre of Delphi & Festival in Drama
2005SCREENS Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens
  • TSATSIS PROJECTS / ARTFORUM Sani,Chalkidiki

 

                    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1961-66 Salon des Realites Nouvelles. Museum of Modern Art of Parls
1962   Contemporary Sculpture, Havre Museum, France
1962-68Salon de Ιa Jeune Sculpture, Rodin Museum, Paris
1963       Biennale of Sao Ρaulο, Brasil
                       Biennale ofAlexandria, Egypt
1964-67 Salon des Comparaisons, Museum of Modern Art, Paris
1965                  Panathenea of Internatίonal Sculpture, Philoppapos Hill, Athens
           La Μain, Claude Bernard Gallery, Paris
1966                  ΙΙΙ Exhibition of International Sculpture, Rodin Museum, Paris
          Offerings Inatendus, J.Ranson Gallery
1967   Contemporary Greek Art, Rath Museum, Geneva
                       L’  Age du Jazz, Galliera Museum, Paris
 ΕΧΡΟ ’67, Montreal Canada
 

1968         

 

Les Assίges du Siege Contemporain. Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris
1969     Sculpture Exhibition, Centre Albert Camus, Tananarive, Madagascare
 1970Salon de Mai. Paris
1977  Presents the four-month Manifestation-Exhibition: Hypothesis For α Museum of Conteroporary Art, Desmos Gallery, Athens
1977     Μanipulation I & Μanipulation ΧlΙl in the Exhibitiοn «Myth & Reality» at the Εxpο Arte, Bari, Italy
1977Greek Art, Warsaw, Poland & Budapest Hungary
1978            Question Marks – Reference Poίnts. Galleria Civica, Modena Italy
1978            Jewel( Anti-Jewel), Ericson Gallery, New York
1978Portrait of the Aιtist and Social Environment , French lnstitut,Athens
1985Art Exhibition, Dracos Art Center. Athens
1986Pandora’s Βοx, Gallery 3, Athens
 1988Art Symposium, Minos Beach, Crete
1988            Spinx ll (1965), placed in the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seoul
1989ldioms of Contemporary Sculpture, Sommacampagna, Verona, Italy
1990            La Pietra e i Luoghi, Bίtonto, Puglla, Italy
1991            Les Couleurs de Ι’Argent, Musee de Ιa Poste, Paris
1992            Sαnαt- Τέχνη, Istambul Painting & Sculpture Museum
1992            Metamorphoses of the Modern, National Gallery, Athens
1992            Simppetra. Symposίum of Sculpture Antonio Duarte Museum Caldas da Rainha. Portugal
1993Dialogues. Palais d’ lena Paris
1993            The Tree, Averoff Gallery Metsovo, Greece & Contemporary Art Center, Nicosia Cyprus
199742eme Salon d’ Art Contemporain, Montrouge, Paris
1999ΟΡΕΝ ’99, International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations – Lido
2004ATHENS by ART-AICA HELLAS & Municlpality of Athens

 

1971   Metal Composition for a Bank Athens
1972    Fontaine – Composition for a group of Schools, France
1976   Metal Composition for a Bank, Volos: Greece
1983   Columbus’ Egg – Sculptural Composition for an Hotel, Athens
 • Scenery-Environment for the Euripidis’ Tragedy, Phoenicien Women”, in the Ancien Theatre of Epidavros
1987 Sculpture-Trophy “European Better Environment Awards”  in Industry. For the European Commision
1988 Horizon I – Bronze & steel sculpture for the house of the Architect, I.Gounaropoulos, Skinias, Marathon, Greece
1993 Twelve Ray/Spoked Wheel on Cables Counterbalanced by a Sphere
 Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel for the technical & scientific exhibition Eurornetrics ’93, Athens
1994    Floating Caryatid. Collection llshin Spining Co.Ltd. Seoul, Korea
1996 Olympic Diptych – Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel and bronze on  the facade of the building of the Olympic Committee in Athens
2000Varvato ’65 installed in the main square in the city of Drama
2000                            Floating Caryatid II, National Bank of Greece, Piraeus, Greece
2001                            The METRO CLOCK, Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel and bronze installed in the mane hall of the Metro station of Syntagma square , Athens.
2002Clepsydra ’00, Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel, glass and water. Town Hall of Amaroussion, Greece

 

OTHER INSTALLATIONS

                AWARDS & GRANTS

 

1965                                           Rodin Prize – IV Biennale of Paris
1966                                           First Prize of Sculpture – House of Fine Arts, Athens
  
1972                                           Ford Foundation Grant
1973                                           IBM. Fellowship, for the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colorado, U.S.A.
1997          Grand Prix au 42eme Salon d’Art Contemporain. Montrouge, Paris

 

           BOOKS (written by the sculptor)