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Glass artwork "And in the morne" back side

A Shakespearean inspiration

In 2018 a celebrated Shakespeare scholar passed away. The flat he had been living in for more than 5 decades became available. The owner, a good friend and client of Yorgos, thought this was the perfect time for a refurbishment. As a rule the property developer incorporates always a work by Yorgos in any major ...
Les Naïades Chantantes by the sea

Les Naïades Chantantes – a new bespoke glass art installation

When receiving a request to make a bespoke glass art installation for an ocean cruise liner, an artist with an interest in Greek culture and mythology is bound to think of Okeanos, the god of the earth-encircling river named after him. With his wife Thetys he fathered innumerable Nymphs. They are minor goddesses ...

‘Eyes on Giverny’

Claude Monet moved with his family to Giverny in 1883 and lived there until his death in 1926. In the small town northwest of Paris, he created a spectacular garden that is still a major attraction for all who love nature and art. This garden was one of the main sources of inspiration for the ...

‘Infinity and Beyond’ featured in Daily Telegraph

In the property section of this weekend’s Daily Telegraph, Emily Brookes writes about the ancient art of stained glass and the modern glass art techniques that can be considered its progeny. Alongside recent commissions of the French artist Jean-Michel Othoniel and “probably the greatest contemporary British artist” David Hockney, Yorgos’s work is said to be part of an interesting ...

‘Seeing both sides’ Detail magazine Jan / Feb 2015

The works of Yorgos Papadopoulos are not only multilayered, both in physical as in metaphorical sense, but in many cases double faced too and in some ways even multi-faced. As featured in this year’s first issue of Detail, a magazine on architecture and construction, the architectural glass artworks often can be seen from both sides. ...

‘Primary pupils create stained glass window with artist’

by Aime Williams, Reporter Primary school children proudly unveiled a stained-glass window designed in partnership with a professional artist. Children at Lea Valley Primary School worked with Yorgos Papadopoulous to make the artwork for the new wing of their school. Headteacher Maria Kokotsis said: “We were having this new entrance and I thought we needed an artwork that ...

‘Glass feature panel’ – a new idea to add instant glamour

Artist Yorgos Papadopoulos has created a custom-made feature panel for a penthouse living room using a unique technique of smashing glass and giving the illusion that it has been painstakingly put back together. Measuring 253cm by 82cm, this living-room feature panel has an oil-rubbed bronze frame and plinth. Read the full article in Arthitectural.

Architecture Week Feature

Cyprus-born, London-based Yorgos Papadopoulos has developed an edgy art form that is attracting international attention. His work exploits the crystalline forms of broken glass and mixes in bold combinations of colour to create provocative art panels.Papadopoulos treats his medium with what he calls a “healthy disrespect.” His technique involves texturing, breaking, colouring, then re-laminating sheets ...
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