Batbedat's geometrical sculptures resemble architectural structures that, their austerity notwithstanding, contain many symbolical and spiritual references.
Boisecq's non-figurative work was inspired by a personal mythology that combined elements from the vegetal world, tribal art, and Breton and Celtic culture.
Initially Coulentianos focussed on the female body, but gradually his work became more abstract. In the fifties he created sculptures with metal sheets, creating a series of acrobats.
Couturier Robert, 1905-2008
Couturier preferred lines over actual shapes. Showing only the essential, his sculptures seem devoid of volume while preserving the contour, the external structure.
Curie's artwork is imbued with the sacred. It is a dialogue between architecture and sculpture and is characterised by dynamism through imbalance and elevation.
Créac'h's minimalistic artwork is defined by geometry and its relation to nature. At the heart of his concerns is the representation of the sacred.
Ma Desheng played a pivotal role in propelling Chinese art into the realm of free expression. His latest work consists of monumental sculptures with the theme of stones.
Dietrich-Mohr's work consists of aerodynamic compositions of geometric shapes with openings that create a sense of movement and monumentality all at once.
Fanny Ferré's figurative sculptures depict groups of nomads that live with nothing but the bare essentials, thus making a statement about human universals.
Van der Gaag's pioneering work in the 1950s attest to her affinity with the CoBrA group. Her subject matter largely consists of primitivist, imaginary creatures and the vegetal world.
An abstract sculptor, Gilioli helped formulate the dominant artistic trend of his time. Feeling that a sculpture should 'resemble the sky' his bronze sculptures are polished with a mirror finish.
Guyon's work expresses her quest for the essence, the inner truth and conveys a spiritual impetus that speaks of transformation into a more intense, more joyous sense of being. (photo by Florence Leroy)
The figurative, larger than life artwork of Daniel Hourdé is full of symbolism . He creates powerful images of great emotional intensity that nevertheless exude a sense of humor.
Lambrou successfully combines a personal idiom with significant visual and conceptual content. Alongside artwork with abstract themes he also creates figurative sculptures.
Abstract and architectural, Karl-Jean's monumental sculptures are nonetheless intricate, mysterious, poetic and symbolic. Light plays an important role in his work.
A painter and sculptor, Liot makes use of cultural icons and found objects, juxtapostioning these elements in novel ways to tell new stories, in which humor is key.
Inspired by pre-classical ancient Greek sculpture and modernist trends alike, Loukopoulos became a pioneer of abstract sculpture in Greece.
Memos Makris work is mostly anthropomorphic and combines elements of European art, socialist realism and Ancient Greek sculpture. His last sculptures consisted of a group of cacti.
Marino di Teana disintegrated forms (e.g. by cutting a circle in half), thus creating a third element: the hollow. He then reunited these elements into single monumental compositions.
An abstract artist, Mercier developed an idiom with vertical, curved shapes that play with light. This results in sculptures that are both harmonious as well as dynamic.
A relief artist, Eva Papadopoulou focusses on transforming the traditional technique of mosaic by adding volume and creating marble reliefs that seem to be in eternal motion.
Pavlos (Dionyssopoulos) means of expression are painting, collage, construction and sculpture. Through sophisticated compositions he balances between reality and illusion.
A truly versatile artist, Philolaos experimented with various materials and methods. Best known for his monumental artwork, he also created semi-abstract sculptures in smaller sizes.
Interested in pure shapes, Poncet eliminates the inessential to create abstract sculptures. His voluptuous shapes give the impresssion of a wirlwind of motion.
Jean-Michel Pradel-Fraysse, 1963-
Pradel-Fraysse's work consists of self-portraits, strange animals and toylike creatures, but what they all really have in common is that they comment on human nature.
Rokos' surrealistic sculptures are poetic and laden with symbolism, thus defying easy interpretations. With a style all his own Rokos left his distinct mark on postwar Greek sculpture.
Viscerally related to nature, Scrive's sculptures are characterised by verticality. Although abstract, the human and animal element is omnipresent in his artwork.
Stahly developed a personal idiom with forms reminiscent of tree roots. His work took another direction when simple, basic forms were grouped together in monumental compositions.
Subira-Puig's sculptures consist of carefully constructed elements that were then pieced together to form anthropomorphic figures. He worked in wood and later in bronze.
Takis (Vassilakis) is a pioneer sculptor who harmoniously blends science with art and employs elemental forces to create works of art that pulsate with energy, vigour and intensity.