Greek, 1884-1972

Tassos Loukides was born in Smyrna in 1884.

He studied at The School of Fine Arts, Athens, and in 1908 he continued his studies in Paris with F. Cormon and Etschevery.

Loukides worked both in cosmic and ecclesiastical art, the second on icon and fresco painting.
In ecclesiastical art he is influenced by the Byzantine tradition and neo-renaissance art, as witnessed by his many church commissions both in Greece and France.

Tassos Loukides in his book Αττικη. Ελληνικα Χωρικα Κεντηματα, Athens, 1937, imprinted traditional Greek embroidery designs.

He participated in a number of prestigious group exhibitions such as the 1911, 1912, 1913 and 1914 Societe des Artists Francais, Paris.

His works are found in many public and private collections in Greece and abroad, notably: The National Gallery, Athens, The Athens Municipal Gallery and The National Bank of Greece.