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Theodoros Stamos

 (1922 - 1997)
Theodoros S Stamos was active/lived in New York.  Theodoros Stamos is known for painting-biomorph to geometric, surrealist.

Theodoros Stamos

A first-generation Abstract Expressionists, Theodoros Stamos is known for paintings done later in his career, which is large expanses of dissolved light. Underestimated at first by Clement Greenberg, New York critic whose commentary often decided the reputation of Abstract Expressionists, Greenberg later wrote: I scorched his show and I was wrong. You keep on learning." (Falk 3138)

Of his painting, Stamos said: "The great figurative painters were involved with grandeur of vision, using the figure as a means to an end, whereas today the best of the abstrtact painters are also involved with a grandeur of vision using color as their means toward a new space-light." (Herskovic 318)

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About  Theodoros Stamos

Born:  1922 - Manhattan, New York
Died:   1997 - Yiannia, Greece
Known for:  painting-biomorph to geometric, surrealist