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Born at Argostoli in 1922, Diana Antonakatou studied painting with
Costas Parthenis and etching with Yannis Kefallinos at
the School of Fine Arts, Athens from 1944 to 1949.
She had her first solo exhibition in Athens in 1953. Her work was exhibited in many solo and group shows in
several Greek cities as well.
She illustrated a
number of books, newspapers, magazines and calendars and
has issued albums with her work depicting several
regions of Greece (Cephalonia 1957, Ionian Islands 1966,
Argolis 1968, Nauplion 1971, Greek Monasteries 1976 and
1979, Messinia 1984 and Nauplion 1988).
painting she was engaged in journalism, literature and
historical research and was awarded by the Academy of
Athens, the Ministry of Culture, the "Twelve" a.o.
Combining impressionism with expressionism, she has
created a distinctive personal style in her work where
the limpidity of colours is dominant. She lives and
works in Athens and Kephalonia.
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