YIANNIS MORALIS Benaki Museum Athens
Yiannis Moralis photographed in Paris 1963. Photograph: Nick Kessanlis/Moralis Archives


Where: Benaki Museum – Pireos Street Annexe
When: On now to 10 February 2019
Why Go: See works by one of Greece’s leading C20th artists

The Benaki Museum’s Pireos Street Annex in Athens presents a retrospective exhibition of works by Yiannis Moralis (1916-2009), one of Greece’s leading 20th-century artists.

YIANNIS MORALIS Benaki Museum Athens

PRIDE (1958) by Yiannis Moralis.

Moralis was a pioneering painter, talented print-maker, gifted set designer and inspiring academic teacher. Through his paintings, sculptures, architectural commissions, record covers and book illustrations, the exhibition aims to shed light on the artist’s progress, from one decade to another, bringing unknown facets of his life and work to the fore.

YIANNIS MORALIS Benaki Museum Athens

Left: TWO FRIENDS (1946) Right: SELF-PORTRAIT (1934) by Yiannis Moralis

Organized in cooperation with the Greek National Gallery, the Cultural Foundation of the National Bank of Greece and Zoumboulakis Galleries, with the support of the painter’s family.

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