Friday, April 4, 2014

YANNIS TSAROUCHIS

By YANNIS TSAROUCHIS

Widely-regarded as one of the most important 20th Century Greek painters, Yannis Tsarouchis followed two main approaches to his artistic career; the incorporation of the ancient Greek ideal as expressed by the Renaissance and the Baroque movements, A deeply sensual painter, much influenced by the French impressionists, Tsarouchis is also a significant gay artist who filled his canvases with homoerotic images of vulnerable men and (to a much lesser extent) strong women.

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