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Distorted Figures Navigate the Aftermath of Environmental Destruction in Portraits by Stamatis Laskos

June 11, 2021

Grace Ebert

“Losing the last rights” (2021), oil on canvas, 200 x 120 centimeters. All images © Stamatis Laskos, shared with permission Fantastically tall figures with elongated limbs and torsos inhabit the distorted, mysterious realities painted by artist Stamatis Laskos (previously). The highly stylized artworks, which extend upwards of six feet, imagine a universe marred by unknown destruction: an elderly man wades through waist-high water while fire burns in the background, a woman retrieves a human skeleton from a flood, and a self-portrait shows the artist shielding his eyes with detached hands. Working with Earth tones and an implied dim light, Laskos

 

 



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Home MuralFest: 67 Artists Simultaneously Painted Murals in Their Homes and Gardens While Quarantined

May 7, 2020

Grace Ebert

…an important value-factor.” See the full Home MuralFest collection and process videos on Void Projects’ site, and watch for the 35 murals being rendered throughout May on Instagram.   “New Horizons” (2020), Chinese ink on window and shutter of a house in Montevideo, by David de la Mano “New Horizons” (2020), Chinese ink on window and shutter of a house in Montevideo, by David de la Mano “Indoors” (2020), Helen Bur and Erin Holly by Jacoba Niepoort by Jacoba Niepoort by Isaac Malakkai by Quintessenz by Stamatis Laskos by Gabriela Ayza by Axel Void “Loading” (2020) by Icy and Sot…

 

 



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Warped Street Art Portraiture by Stamatis Laskos

May 6, 2014

Johnny Waldman

“Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter,” said Oscar Wilde. “It is not he who is revealed by the painter; it is rather the painter who, on the coloured canvas, reveals himself.” Never has this quote seemed more true than while admiring the street art of Stamatis Laskos, a 29-year old Greek artist who lives and works in Athens. He creates warped portraits of friends and other everyday people (as well as the occasional animal) through highly stylized depictions that are alive with detail, depth and dimension. Here are a…

 

 

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