Nassos Daphnis

1914 · Greece

Artist biography

Nassos Daphnis is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Greece, like other well-known artists such as Nikos Navridis , Marianna Gioka, Christophoros Doulgeris, Kostas Ioannidis, and Giorgos Rigas. Nassos Daphnis was born in 1914.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Nassos Daphnis is represented and exhibited by Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, the United States. Nassos Daphnis' work has most recently been displayed during the exhibition TRANSMITTING WAVES at Richard Taittinger Gallery in New York, the United States. The exhibition was open from 12 September 2018 until 10 November 2018.

Further Biographical Context for Nassos Daphnis

Born in 1914, Nassos Daphnis' creative work was primarily influenced by the 1930s. globally this period can be best characterised by the conflict between the world’s leading political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. In the Soviet Union, Stalin’s government required urgent funds to implement the rapid industrialisation demanded by the first Five Year Plan. It initiated a secret strategy to sell off treasures from the State Hermitage Museum in Leningrad (St. Petersburg), including a primary list of two hundred and fifty irreplaceable paintings by the Old Masters, many of which found their way to the collection of Andrew Mellon via the New York based art dealing company, Knoedler.

Nassos Daphnis

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