THEODOROS, sculptor


                             Biographical Notes


1931      wBorn in Agrinion, Greece

1952-58 wSchool of Fine Arts, Athens

1959-62 wSchool of Fine Arts (E.S.N.B.A), Paris

1972      wVisiting Professor at the California Unversity, Hayward, U.S.A.

1980-98 wProfessor of Plastic Arts at the School of Architecture,                                        

                   National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.)  

 2007    wEmeritus professor of N.T.U.A.  



1965  wCentre Culturel National, Aix-en-Provence, France

1966  wMaison de la Culture, Amiens, France

1969  wRetrospective 62-68, New Gallery & Kennedy Hall, Athens

1970  wSculpture for Public Participation - Participation Prohibited

            (Environment - Manifestation)

            Studio of Contemporary Art, Goethe Institute, Athens

1972  wInstead of a Sculpture, (Environment), Desmos Gallery, Athens

1973  wSculpture ‘73 = Touch + A Litle Taste

                (Environment & Performance), Desmos Gallery, Athens  

         wPresents at the International Design Conference,Aspen, U.S.A.

                   a. Manipulation I - For A Specator Alone (vinyl - record)

                   b. Manipulation II - On the Limits of Tolerance  (Anti-Spectacular Theatre)  

1974  wSculpture ‘74 = Manipulations  (Anti-Spectacular)  Desmos Gallery, Athens           

1975  wConfronted Retrospectives 1963-67 & 1968-74 French Institut, Thessaloniki

1976  wExperimental Theatre, One-Act Sculptural Plays-Performances:

             a. Original Work of Sculpture - Without Quality, Without Message, Without Content...(1974)

             b.  Manipulation II - On the Limits of Tolerance (1973)

1977  wDouble Exhibition, Desmos Gallery

                  a. Manipulation III, XIII & XV

                  b. Environment: Fragile - Non Fragile  

1981  wManipulation XXX, (Performance), Nieuwe Kerk of Amsterdam

1982  wManipulation XXX, Variation B (Performance)

                   Palais Royal des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Europalia - Greece

1984  wJourney’s Marks - Traces of Touch, Objects 1953-1983

              Retrospective in the National Gallery, Athens                   

                 wEnvironment - Fragile, Zoumboulakis Galery                                                                  

1986  wRe-Place «  Re-Search, Municipal Art Gallery, Rhodes

                   Installation in the Saint-Georges Ramparts

1988  wApocalypse Main-Tenant(e), French Institut, Athens

1990  wBalances ‘90, Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens

1991  wSuspensions, Vellidion Art Center, Thessaloniki

1993  wArt Fragile, French Institut, Thessaloniki

1994  wCaryatides ‘94, Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens

1995  wCaryatides ‘94, Art Fair 26’95, Messe Basel, Switzerland

1997   w¢ôïðá* ’97, Art Forum-Vilka, Thessaloniki  (*Out of place, Without place)

1999  wMetechmion, Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens

              wDelphica, European Cultural Centre of Delphi & Festival in Drama  

    2005  wSCREENS, Contemporary Art Center Ileana Tounta, Athens

               wRE-PLACE «  RE-SEARCH II, Municipality of Elefsina

                    Exhibition-Installation in the old distillery KRONOS

    2006 w SISYPHUS Performance in the Sani Resort

    2007 w A-TOPOS installation in the School of Fine Arts, Athens

   2008  w LITTLE SUMMERY RETROSPECTION, marina KEAS gallery

   2009 w A-LOGOS, A-TOPOS, A-CHRONOS. M. Museum of C.A. Thessaloniki

   2011 w HYPER-TUMULUS HOMAGE, Benaki Museum

   2015  • JOURNEY’S MARKS –TRACES ON PAPER -1947-1961 - Municipal Gallery in Agrinion

   2016   JOURNEY’S MARKS –TRACES OF STUDIES  -1947-1962 - ÌÉÅÔ, Athens

    2017  ARCHETYPES - Decade's summary 1990-1999 - NATIONAL INSURANCE Co - Stoa Korae, Athens



                    EXHIBITIONS  (Selection)

    1961-66 wSalon des Réalités Nouvelles, Museum of Modern Art of Paris 

1962      wContemporary Sculpture, Havre Museum, France

1962-68wSalon de la Jeune Sculpture, Rodin Museum, Paris

  1963     wBiennale of Sao Paulo, Brasil

 wBiennale of Alexandria, Egypt

1964-67 wSalon des  Comparaisons, Museum of Modern Art, Paris

1965     wPanathenea of International Sculpture, Philoppapos Hill, Athens

            wLa Main, Claude Bernard Gallery, Paris

1966     wIII Exhibition of  International Sculpture, Rodin Museum, Paris

            wOfferings Inatendus, J.Ranson Gallery

1967     wContemporary Greek Art, Rath Museum, Geneva

wL’ Age du Jazz, Galliera Museum, Paris

            wEXPO ‘67, Montreal, Canada

1968      wLes Assiges du Siège Contemporain, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris 1969         

1969      wSculpture Exhibition, Centre Albert Camus, Tananarive, Madagascare

1970     wSalon de Mai, Paris

1977     wPresents the four-month Manifestation-Exhibition:

 Hypothesis For a Museum of Contemporary Art,  Desmos Gallery, Athens

wManipulation I & Manipulation XIII

 in the Exhibition  «Myth & Reality» at the Expo Arte, Bari, Italy

 wGreek Art, Warsaw, Poland & Budapest, Hungary

1978     wQuestion Marks - Reference Points, Galleria Civica, Modena, Italy

 wJewel« Anti-Jewel, Ericson Gallery, New York

 wPortrait of the Artist and Social Environment, French Institut, Athens

     1985    wArt Exhibition, Dracos Art Center, Athens

 1986     wPandora’s Box, Gallery 3, Athens                                

 1988     wArt Symposium, Minos Beach, Crete                                                          

            wSpinx II (1965), placed in the Olympic Sculpture Park, Seoul

 1989     wIdioms of Contemporary Sculpture, Sommacampagna, Verona, Italy

 1990     wLa Pietra e i Luoghi, Bitonto, Puglia, Italy

 1991     wLes Couleurs de l’Argent, Musée de la Poste, Paris

 1992     wSanat-TÝ÷íç, M.S.Û. Istambul Painting & Sculpture Museum

wMetamorphoses of the Modern, National Gallery, Athens                      

wSimppetra, Symposium of Sculpture,Antonio Duarte Museum

         Caldas da Rainha, Portugal

 1993     wDialogues, Palais d’ Iena, Paris

wThe Tree, Averoff Gallery, Metsovo, Greece

  & Contemporary Art Center, Nicosia, Cyprus

1997     w42ème Salon d’Art Contemporain, Montrouge, Paris

1999     wOPEN ’99, International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations - Lido

2001    w«Terramare» -  Artist and Mediterranean landAntico Palazzo della Pretura Di Castel Arquato, Parma, Italy

 2004    wATHENS by ART, AICA HELLAS & Municipality of Athens

 2009    w Special Presentation by BIOS, ART-ATHINA 



1971  wMetal Composition for a Bank, Athens

1973  wFontaine -  Composition for a group of Schools, France

1976  wMetal Composition for a Bank, Volos, Greece

1983  wColumbus’ Egg - Sculptural Composition for an Hotel, Athens

              wScenery-Environment for the Euripidis’ Tragedy, Phoenicien Women,

                  in the Ancien Theatre of Epidavros

1987  wSculpture-Trophy «European Better Environment Awards» in Industry. 

             For the European Commission                                            

1988  wHorizon I - Bronze & steel sculpture for the house of the Architect    

             I.Gounaropoulos, Skinias, Marathon, Greece

1993  wTwelve Ray/Spoked Wheel on Cables Counterbalanced by a Sphere

                  Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel for the technical & scientific                              

                  exhibition Eurometrics ’93, Athens

     1996 w Olympic Diptych 

                  Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel and bronze on the facade    

                  of the building of the Olympic Committee in Athens

2001 w The METRO CLOCK Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel and bronze  

                    installed in the main hall of the Metro station of Syntagma square , Athens.

2002 w Clepsydra ’00 Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel, glass and water.

                        Town Hall of Amaroussion Greece

      2007 w Rising Index. Large-scale sculpture in stainless steel and bronze for the new building of

Athens' Stock Exchange



1965 w Rodin Prize - IV Biennale of Paris

1966 w First Prize of Sculpture - House of Fine Arts, Athens

1972 w Ford Foundation Grant

1973 w I.B.M. Fellowship, for the International Design Conference in Aspen,                 

             Colorado, U.S.A.

1997  w Grand Prix au 42ème Salon d’Art Contemporain, Montrouge, Paris



 (written by the sculptor)

1981 w A SCULPTOR IN THE MARKET PLACE, published by Ypsilon

1984  w JOURNEY’S MARKS –TRACES ON THE SAND OF  WORDS, published by Estia

1988  wTRACES, published by Kastaniotis

1989  w A SCULPTOR ON THE AIR, published by Ypsilon

1992  w RE-OCCUPATION, published by Ypsilon

1994  w LOGOI, published by Egokeros







THEODOROS, sculptor


                            Biographical Notes