(1921 - 2014)
John Christoforou was active/lived in United Kingdom, France, England. John Christoforou is known for abstract surreal painting.
Biography John Christoforou
A British painter, Christoforou was born in London in 1921 of Greek parents. He spent his childhood in Greece, but returned to England in 1938. With the outbreak of the war he joined the Royal Air Force, where he flew missions in the Far East.
Back in London now 25 years old, he began painting, and in 1949 had his first exhibition. In 1957 he moved to Paris and participated in a show together with Enrico Baj, Jorn and Mihailovitch at Galerie Rive Gauche.
Collections include: Tate Gallery, London; Frissiras Museum, Greece; Nottingham City Museums and Galleries; Beaux Art Museum, Toulouse; Beaux Art Museum Nantes; Contemporary Art Society, London; Museum of 20th Century Art, Vienna; Kunst Museum, Randers, Denmark; Ku
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