Oedipus and Sphinx, 2016
Acrylics on canvas
70.8 x 51.1 inches
180 x 130 cm
Signed by the artist
HÉLÈNE PAVLOPOULOU - Oedipus and Sphinx
Born in Greece in 1974, Hélène Pavlopoulou studied painting with Dimitris Mytaras as her teacher and engraving at the Athens School of Fine Arts with a scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation from 1992-97. Master in Arts in Athens School of Fine Arts with a post graduate scholarship from the State Scholarship Foundation for the years 2003-04.
She has held solo exhibitions in Athens curated by Manos Stefanidis, Dora
Iliopoulou-Rogan, Eleni Gatsa, in Paris curated by Syrago Tsiara and Thalia
Vrachopoulos, Constantinople, in Brussels, under the Auspices of the Greek
Presidency of the Council of the E.U. curated by the Hellenist Spanish writer
Pedro Olalla. She has also taken part in numerus Art Fairs, Art London, Art Athina, Art Instanbul, Busan Art Fair in South Korea etc. and group exhibitions in Museums in Greece, Europe, USA and China. As in Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki, Frissiras Museum Athens, Katsigras Museum, Larissa,Creece, National Gallery of Athens, National Museum of Art of China, Beijing etc. Also she had her first presentation in New York in the exhibition "Woman, Mother, Daughter, Wife, Friend…" invited by the global Art Historian and curator Thalia Vrachopoulos at the President’s Gallery , Jay College in NY.
In 2017 participated in Biennale of Beijing at the National Art Museum of China, invited by the State Museum of Contemporary Art of Thessaloniki in exhibition "The Body The Soul The Place", curated by Maria Tsantsanoglou and Syrago Tsiara. Works by Helene Pavlopoulou are to be found in private and public Collections, such as, inter alia, the Art Collection of the National Bank of Greece, the Bank of Piraeus Group, the Copelouzos Family Museum, the Frissiras Museum, the Thessaloniki State Museum of Contemporary Art and many collections in Europe and USA.