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Biography

Sculptor and installation artist Cristos Gianakos was born in 1934 in New York, NY. He attended the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY. He has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including at Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (1982); European Cultural Centre of Delphi, Delphi, Greece (1995); MOMus State Museum of Contemporary Art, Costakis Collection, Thessaloniki, Greece (2002); and Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden (2017). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Contemporary American Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1968); Architectural Sculpture, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (1980); Design Routes, Design Museum Thessaloniki, Athens, Greece (2000); Tribute to Kavafis, Cultural Centre of Chania, Chania, Crete (2013); and 3 DIMENSIONS +, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Dromonero, Crete (2022). Gianakos currently lives and works in New York, NY.

Bio and website updated as of 2023.

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