Title: Composition / Σύνθεση
Artist: Kostas Tsoklis / Κώστας Τσόκλης (1930- )
Dimensions: 135 x 110 cm.
Year: 21st century
Details: Kostas Tsoklis was born in Athens in 1930. He studied from 1948 to 1954 at the Athens School of Fine Arts with Yannis Moralis. On a grant from the State Scholarships Foundation, he lived in Rome from 1957 to 1960. By 1970, Tsoklis lived in Paris. He spent some time (1971 to 1972) in Berlin on a scholarship from the DAAD. He lived in Paris and Athens until 1983, returning to his Greek homeland in 1984. Kostas Tsoklis became internationally known with the series of works he produced between 1967 and 1972, and later with three-dimensional paintings and living paintings, in which videos are projected onto painted canvas. The Kostas Tsoklis Museum on Tinos opened in 2010.