signed and dated on reverse: 1970 Makrides
97 x 66.5 cm
private collection, Nicosia
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Angelos Makrides (b.1942 in Yialousa, Cyprus) lives and works in Nicosia, Cyprus.
He studied sculpture at the Athens School of Fine Art (1961-1967) with Thanasis Apartis. He worked in Paris (1967-1969), in Nicosia (1969-1974) and in Athens (1974-1986).
Since 1986 he has been living and working in Cyprus.
Makrides is one of the most influential Cypriot artists.
He took part in many solo and group exhibitions among which: Elegies of Life and Death, Omikron Gallery (2009), Angelos Makrides – Phanos Kyriacou, Synergi at the Cyprus Museum, Cyprus Archeological Museum, Nicosia (2009), Where Do We Go from Here?, Nicosia Municipal Art Centre, Nicosia (2008), Diaspro Art Centre (2004), 1960-1974 New Cypriot Artists at the Dawn of Democracy, Nicosia (2002), From the Chisel to Electron, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre (2000), Angelos Makrides – Important Works 1960 – 2000, Municipal Gallery, Larnaca (2000), Angelos Makrides 1968 – 1996, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre (1997), Pisces, Pierides Gallery, Athens / Averof Gallery, Metsovo/ Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre (1996), Visual Peregrination, European Cultural Month, Nicosia (1995), Aphrodite, the Harmony and Inconceivable, Museum of Modern Art, Toulouse / Tanimanides, Lappas, Makrides, Pompidou Centre, Paris (1991), Venice Biennale, Venice (1988), Biennale of Graphic Arts, Ljubljiana (1973), Sao Paulo Biennale/ Biennale of Young Artists, Paris, India Triennale (1971), International Exhibition of Drawings, Rijeka (1970), Alexandria Biennale/ Sao Paulo Biennale (1969).