John Christoforou | the artist




The artist John Christoforou
Born 1921, London, United Kingdom.
Lives and works in Paris, France.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Printmakers, Drawing,


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Peintre Grec naturalisé Français, vit à Paris depuis 1957. Sa grande force expressionniste s’exprime dans une peinture véhémente hantée par la mort et la violence, avec des tonalités à dominante noire et rouge…
John Christoforou is an important pioneer of the Nouvelle Figuration movement which emerged in the 1960’s, and of which the present work “L’Homme Qui Se Parlé” is a magnificent example. Christoforou’s “figuration”, however, is not merely deconstructualised portraiture, it is the consequence of something profoundly more complex…
Homme dechire au gouffre


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