(1923 - 1984)
Yannis Gaitis was active/lived in Greece. Yannis Gaitis is known for painting and sculpture.
Gaitis, famous for his anonymous men depicting the uniformity and sterility of mass living, was born in Athens in 1923 and has had a studio in Paris for the last 26 years of his life. His work was introduced in the United States in 1964 at the Carnegie International Exhibition in Pittsburgh. Since then, his blank-faced, look-alike figures have stood at attention in exhibitions both in America and abroad, including the Tel Aviv Museum, Israel; Salon de Mai, Paris; Biennale, Sao Paulo; Muzej Savremene Umetnosti, Belgrade; Musée d'Art Moderne de Skopie, Yugoslavia; Des Centre Cultural des Beaux Arts, Fernand, France and Municipalité de Nikea, Athens.