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|Location:||Athens, Attiki, Greece|
|About artist:||Yorgos Maryelis was born in Athens in 1943. He came to know the world of art since he was a|
child, as his father was the famous painter and professor of conjectural and applied arts, Kostas Maryelis
He will conclude his first term of studies, obtaining a degree (1963) in Athens, during which he will receive four Studies Awards.
The conclusion of his studies and the acknowledgment of his talent was realized with his studies in advanced drawing and coloring in the shop of the internationally known Greek sculptor and painter Andreou in Paris.
Yorgos Maryelis has participated in many exhibitions from 1963 (beginning with the 7th Panhellenic Exhibition in Zappeion Megaro in Athens) until today, both in Greece and abroad (most of them including a committee for the evaluation and approval of participation).
Many Yorgos Maryelis paintings are among private collections in Greece and abroad, as well as in many Municipal Galleries in Greece.
His last personal exhibition was in may 2007 in Athens
His rich artistic activity, was accompanied (and still is) by a successful professional activity in Architecture, Design and Conjectural intervention. Hundreds of buildings in Greece and abroad, many cruise ships and yachts have been constructed and decorated according to his designs.
References to Yorgos Maryelis’ multi-faced activity, “one of the biggest talents” in Andreou’s own words, have been made in the “Album of Greek Artists” (ed. G. Kominis – 1963), the “Two-volume Artistic Dictionary” (ed. G. Kourtikakis – 1977), the “Four-volume Art Dictionary” (ed. Melissa – 1977), the “Dictionary of Greek Designers”, the “International Dictionary ‘Who’s Who in Design’” (ed. Barons – USA), the “International Dictionary ‘Who’s Who of the World’” (ed. Barons – USA) and in many articles and photographs in architectural, arts magazine and other specialized journals and periodicals
Yorgos Maryelis is a founding member of the “Panhellenic Designers Association” (1973), a member of the “Bureau of European Designers Associations” (1987), member of the “International Federation of Interior Architects” (1988), member of the “International Furnishing & Design Association” (2002) and member of the “International Forum of Design”
|About art:||Classification: Α330-Β180-C150-D100|
(It is possible to click on every code individually for seeing it in the general classification).
Α320 to Α380: Forms
Α330: Sooth Forms:
Typical, material, more sooth forms (Edward Hopper, Balthus, Edouard Pignon, P. Klossowski, Sam Szafran, A. Garcia Lopez, …).
Β130 to Β230: in what concerns the matter …
In painting, but, also, in relation to all other plastic materialities as following:
Β180: mixed materiality: structured / non structured
When a work is “structured” in its “non structure” and reversely (repetitious forms, signs, materials … Viallat, Toroni, Degottex, Hantai).
C150: Between “Sense” and “Essence”
Between the material and body needs of “Existence” and the multiple questions for “Essence” (from Münch’s “The Cry” to Thomas Hirschhorn’s Installations, from Karrel Appel’s Cry to Francis Bacon…).
D100 to D120: via the signified
D100: with the most outstanding religiosities
From Alfred Manessier’s paintings to Giacomo Manzù’s sculptures to Michel Journiac’s “Masses” or to Andreas Serrano’a «Piss Christ» or Renée Cox’s “mise-en-scenes”…