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RUN #:01689s
Type:Silk Screen On Fine Art Paper
Size:27.5 x 33.5 Inches
Release:November 28, 2016
Run of:50
Auth:This RUN comes signed and numbered by Stelios Faitakis.
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Wynwood Walls Print Suite
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This RUN does not come with a framing option.

1xRUN is excited to announce our partnership with Goldman Global Arts by kicking things off with the Wynwood Walls Print Suite for Cyber Monday 2016! Available in extremely limited quantities you can snag prints from 1x Alum Aiko, Case Maclaim, Fafi, Hueman, Logan Hicks, Miss Van, Ron English, Sheryo and The Yok, along with legendary newcomers Crash, Daze, Ernest Zacharevic, Faile, Faith47, Hush, Mad C, Pez, Pichi & Avo, Stelios Faitakis and The London Police.

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ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Stelios Faitakis trained as a painter and was one of the pioneering figures in the street art movement that flourished in Athens since the mid-1990s. Faitakis’ figurative, anthropocentric paintings and murals are political and social allegories, packed with visual information, multi-layered narratives and dense symbolism. Executed in the resuscitated and reinvented style of icon painting and cross-fertilised with a variety of other visual references Faitakis’ works possess an unmistakeable visual character. Apart from the obvious influence of Byzantine icon painting, Faitakis’ work is informed – equally – by graffiti, urban culture and Mexican muralism (particularly Diego Riviera).
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ABOUT Stelios Faitakis:
Stelios Faitakis trained as a painter and was one of the pioneering figures in the street art movement that flourished in Athens since the mid-1990s. Faitakis’ figurative, anthropocentric paintings and murals are political and social allegories, packed with visual information, multi-layered narratives and dense symbolism. Executed in the resuscitated and reinvented style of icon painting and cross-fertilised with a variety of other visual references Faitakis’ works possess an unmistakeable visual character. Apart from the obvious influence of Byzantine icon painting, Faitakis’ work is informed – equally – by graffiti, urban culture and Mexican muralism (particularly Diego Riviera).

Stelios Faitakis was born in 1976 in Athens, Greece where he also lives and works. He is a graduate of the National School of Fine Arts, Athens. Faitakis has been commissioned to do in situ murals at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, permanent commission for Lasco Projects, curated by Hugo Vitrani (2016), ”Shit & Die” Palazzo Cavour in Turin, curated by Maurizio Cattelan, Myriam Ben Salah and Marta Papini (2014), “How far is the horizon?” in Holbæk, Denmark (2013), Arsenale 2012, 1st Kiev Biennial curated by David Elliot, Kiev (2012); “Speech Matters”, Danish Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennial curated by Katerina Gregos, Venice (2011); “Art in the Streets”, MOCA – The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2011); Wynwood Walls, Miami (2009); “Destroy Athens”, 1st Athens Biennial, Athens (2007).
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