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Theo Hios

 (1910 - 1998)
Theo (Theodore) Hios was active/lived in New York / Greece.  Theo Hios is known for abstract landscape and geometric design painting, graphics.

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Theo Hios


Theodore Hios (Greek-American 1910-1999)

During his six-decade painting career, the style of Theodore Hios occasionally turned abstract,* but he mostly hewed to expressive* portraits and especially visionary views of nature that were sometimes reminiscent of Marsden Hartley.  These landscapes often resembled the canyons and precipices around Tripi, the small Greek village where he was born in 1908.

In 1929, after becoming disenchanted with law studies, Mr. Hios followed his father and a brother to New York, where he scraped together a living working mostly in restaurants.  In 1934 he enrolled in a Works Progress Admin  ...  Displaying 750 of 2348 characters.




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About  Theo Hios

Born:  1910 - Sparta, Greece
Died:   1998
Known for:  abstract landscape and geometric design painting, graphics