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Solo Exhibition in Clerkenwell When he was asked to participate in an exhibition in Istanbul in 2011, glass artist Yorgos Papadopoulos looked beyond the divisive history of his home country. He searched for the common elements of his Greek heritage and that of the host country. While developing his unique technique of fluid art he realised that ...

European Glass Context 2016

Yorgos was selected as the glass artist to represent Cyprus at the European Glass Context 2016 in Bornholm, Denmark. He chose to submit ‘Mary of the Sweet Kiss III’ as his entry for the curated exhibition.  Like most Greeks, Yorgos grew up in two visual traditions. On the one hand, a Western one, where novelty was ...

Windows to Wherever

The new solo show ‘Windows to Wherever’ that opened in Æon Gallery, Hampstead on Wednesday has been well received. The show exhibits 20 selected works from various series of works created by Yorgos. On entering the gallery the visitor is immediately awestruck by the radiant beauty of ‘Eye of Sobriety’ which is looked after as it ...

Transformation: Trees & Abstract – Exhibition

What say you faithful tree? In summer’s glory standing tall while autumn’s minions sneak to steal your green, so you go necked into winter. from: What Say You? (Eric Ericson) In this exhibition Cyprus born Yorgos Papadopoulos is showing three versions of the Golden Frisia, the tree he planted in the back garden of his North London home and studio. The tree ...

Exhibition at the Cyprus High Commission extended until 28 November

The eye-catching Eyes of Awareness are featured in a group exhibition currently running at the Cyprus High Commission in London organised to mark the Cyprus National Day. If you haven’t had the chance to see them, no need to despair: the exhibition has been extended until the end of this month. Admission is free during ...

‘Stratified Jewels’ Showing at the ICFF, New York

STRATIFIED JEWELS By Yorgos Papadopoulos Originally inspired by the cultural influences of the Turkish matopetra nazar boncuğu (commonly referred to as the evil eye) Stratified Jewels are unique glass artworks in which pigmented resins are the pool for several materials, such as gold leaf, broken glass and metallic powders. Stratified Jewels are shown as examples of the ...

‘Stratified Jewels’ at Vessel Gallery

Yorgos Papadopoulos initially studied as an interior designer at Middlesex University then taking a Ceramics Diploma at the City Lit in London. Whilst studying for his MA in ceramics at the RCA, Papadopoulos became drawn to the glass studios and after an incident where a sheet of industrial glass was broken, he became seduced by ...

‘Green Tara’ at De Ferranti

Alvaro De Ferranti invites Papadopoulos to exhibit from his Bodhi series. ‘Green Tara’ shown here, May 2013, is an exquisitely colourful piece set against De Ferranti studio on the Kings Road in London, a prestigious specialist in luxurious surfaces for floor and wall as well as architectural elements.

Orthodoxy

On 15th March 2013 the new group exhibition 'Orthodoxy' opened at the Hellenic Centre in London. Iconographer Eleftherios Foulides and photographer Doros Partasides exhibit alongside Yorgos's 'new icons'. The exhibition is organised by the Association of Greek Orthodox Communities in Great Britain together with the Hellenic Centre and held under the auspices of ...

Glass Art adds festive feel to Keir Townsend Interiors

Whether it’s a clever contemporary take on a church icon or a stunning abstract design, Yorgos Papadopoulos’s artworks are breathtakingly beautiful as well as fabulously festive for this time of year, glowing as if lit from within. His unique technique combines translucent and opaque, clear with colour, reflective with mat, old with new, delicate with firm, ...
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