Alexandre (Alecos) Fassianos (Greek, b. 1935) is an artist who has international fame. He is known for abstract, stylized figurative painting, drawing. His art commands large prices. His high public sales price was over $ 1,000,000.00.
Alexandre Fassianos studied painting at the School of Fine Arts in Athens, and later with Ynnis Moralis. He graduated from the Athens Academy of Fine Arts, then in 1960 moved to Paris to study lithography at the Paris National School of Arts, where he met with the remarkable artists and writers of those times.
Alekos Fassianos used to design the stage decorations for major classic and modern productions, seeking out its own unique artistic forms at the same time.
His art works are being exhibited in the best world museums and can only be found in private collections of admirers of his talent. Alekos Fassianos art has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world, particularly in Athens, Paris and throughout Europe, as well as in Tokyo, New York, Sao Paulo and Melbourne.
In addition to private collections, his art works can be found in the following museums in France: the Paris Museum of Modern Art; the «MOEGT» Foundation, San Paul de Vence; Center for Contemporary Art «POMPIDOU BEAUBOURG», Paris. And in the following Greek Museums - Nicosia Municipal Art Center, Nicosia, Cyprus. - National Gallery, Athens, Greece. - Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece.
The artist presently lives and works in Greece, in Athens, but always refers to France as his second home.
Medium: Colored pencil on paper.
Title: "Le Pecheur"
Size: 9 3/4 by 8 inches (24.8 x 20.3 cm) (sheet); Framed (under glass) 17 1/2 by 14 1/2 by 1 inches.
Signed and dated upper right: "A Fassianos '82"
Condition: Sheet is tabbed to mount verso; there appears to be handling creases and a crease to the lower left corner
Provenance: Mallet, Tokyo, November 20, 2009, lot 425;
Private collection, Japan.
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