1803 – Lot 57 – Panayiotis Kalorkoti


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Panayiotis Kalorkoti (Cyprus 1957- Britain) Signed and numbered 4/10, 1990, multiplate etching 58X40cm

Prov.: LB15

Sold for €167.85 incl. premium

Panayiotis Kalorkoti was born in Cyprus in 1957. He was raised in a poor family and moved to the United Kingdom in 1966. He became a British citizen in 1974. He studied at Newcastle upon Tyne University (1976–80) and the Royal College of Art, London (1982–85). He works primarily in acrylics and watercolour and has also produced drawings, etchings, screenprints, lithographs and monotypes. His work is figurative and features bright colour, economic use of line and makes use of collage, whilst referringto conceptualism, abstraction and modernism. Kalorkoti’s work has been shown at the Imperial War Museum, London, National Portrait Gallery, London, and National Garden Festival, Gateshead. He has worked on major public projects, such as Grizedale Arts, Cumbria and has been artist in residence for the Leeds Playhouse and has won fellowships, scholarships and commissions. He was appointed the official war artist for the Falklands War.