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    Sale 5846

    Impressionist & Modern Art

    29 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    Pavlos (Dionyssopoulos) (b.1930)

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    Pavlos (Dionyssopoulos) (b.1930)
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    signed, dated 'Pavlos/94' (lower right), signed again twice and dated 'Pavlos/94/Pavlos' (on the reverse)
    paper, wood, plastic, glass, metal and rubber in plexiglass case
    52¾ x 5½ x 35in. (134 x 14 x 88.8cm.)


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    Sold with a photo-certificate from Mr. Pavlos Dionyssopoulos, dated 17 mars 2009.
    Pavlos was one of the leading members of the Pop movement in France, a reputation gained through his rule-breaking use of paper. Through the avant-garde manipulation of coloured paper, Pavlos creates sculptures that at once appear solid and simple in form but are however extremely delicate and intricate on closer inspection. Having represented Greece in the 1980 Venice Biennale, Pavlos is one of the greatest exponents of Modern Greek Art.

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    Provenance

    Purchased from Gallery Kapopoulos by the present owner