Stelios Karamanolis

1977 · Greece

Artist biography

Stelios Karamanolis is an established mid-career contemporary artist, who originates from Greece, like other well-known artists such as Iris Touliatou, Fozemaikey, Antonios Chronopoulos, Antonis Donef, and Pavlos. Stelios Karamanolis was born in 1977.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Stelios Karamanolis' work is on display at Flatland Gallery located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Stelios Karamanolis most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Galerie Krinzinger in Vienna with the exhibition TO A PASSER-BY. The exhibition was open from 10 September 2019 until 11 October 2019. Stelios Karamanolis' other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions at; Flatland Gallery in Amsterdam (28 March 2020 - 25 April 2020) with the name Alternate spaces and Flatland Gallery in Amsterdam (04 November 2017 - 20 January 2018) with the name As we gather. Fast, tireless, quiet.

Further Biographical Context for Stelios Karamanolis

Born in 1977, Stelios Karamanolis was largely influenced by the 1980s. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the nineteen eighties was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, significant wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The 1980s was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. significant art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti started to gain prominence, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Stelios Karamanolis