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Name  Dimitris Mytaras

Role  Artist
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Education  Athens School of Fine Arts
Artwork  Studio, Woman with a Dog, Mirror with Mauve
Similar People  Yiannis Moralis, Panayiotis Tetsis, Alekos Fassianos, Yannis Tsarouchis, Konstantinos Parthenis

Dimitris mytaras


Dimitris Mytaras (Greek: Δημήτρης Μυταράς; 18 June 1934 – 16 February 2017) was a Greek artist who is considered one of the important Greek painters of the 20th century.

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His work was mainly inspired by the human figure, and a combination of naturalism and expressionism. From the 1960s onward, Mytaras moved in the direction of naturalism, while from 1975 an expressionistic approach became more and more marked in his output.

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Biography

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Dimitris Mytaras was born in 1934 in Chalcis. From 1953 till 1957, Mytaras studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts under Yiannis Moralis. Later on he studied stage design at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. From 1964 till 1972, he directed the Interior Decoration Workshop of the Athens Technological Institute. Beginning in 1975, he taught at the Painting Workshop of the Athens School of Fine Arts. Mytaras participated in more than 30 international group shows, including the 1972 Venice Biennale. Mytaras died on 16 February 2017 in Athens following major health complications.

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During the time of the Greek military junta of 1967-1974, Mytaras sought to comment critically on Greek life through a series of realistic works entitled Photographic Documents.

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In later life he turned towards classical themes.

Mytaras was selected to create one of the official posters for the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

References

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