Title: The Fruitmarket / Οπωροπωλείο
Artist: Αλέκος Φασιανός / Alekos Fassianos (1935-2022)
Dimensions: 40 x 60 cm, Sculpture - installation, wood / Κατασκευή, ξύλο
Details: Alekos Fassianos was born in Athens in 1935. After graduating from the Athens Academy of Fine Arts, he moved to Paris in 1960 to study lithography at the Paris National School of Arts, where he met with several artists and writers. Fassianos used to design the stage decorations for major classic and modern productions. His art has been exhibited in museums and galleries including in Athens, Paris, and throughout Europe, as well as in Tokyo, New York, Sao Paulo, and Melbourne. In addition to private collections, his artworks can be found in the following museums in France: the Paris Museum of Modern Art; the MAEGHT Foundation, San Paul de Vence; Center for Contemporary Art. Alecos Fassianos was one of the most popular artists in Greece, and some of his works are exhibited in public places: two large murals entitled The Myth of My Neighborhood, can be seen in Athens at the Metaxourgeio metro station. Small sculptures can be seen in front of the Orthodox Church of St. Irene. He died in 2022.