(1906 - 1994)
Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghykas was active/lived in Greece. Nikos HadjikyriakosGhykas is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghykas
In 1955, Ghika embarked on a quest to capture the 'essential' in art. As explained by the painter himself, this quest had nothing to do with either realism or naturalism. It involved a nexus of forces, relationships and tensions that are inherent in nature and must be explored.
From approximately 1957 on, Ghika's ordered architectural structures were gradually replaced by a world subject to natural forces, to explosions of color and form, where trees, leaves, bushes and flowers were set in motion, engaged in a perpetual, Dionysian dance. In 1958, the artist visited the USA at the invitation of the State Department and returned to Greece by way of the Far East. Inspired perhaps by Japanese calligraphy's
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