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Biography

Painter Steve Gianakos was born in 1938 in New York, NY. He graduated in 1964 from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. He has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (1979); Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY (1994); Municipal Art Gallery, Crete, Greece (2010); and Museum of Fine Arts, Dole, France (2017). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including A Plastic Presence, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI; The Jewish Museum, New York, NY; The San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, CA (1970); Sacred Images in Secular Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1986); Exile on Main Street, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands (2009); and Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2012).

Bio updated as of 2023.

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