Ivan Lardschneider Gold Vax, 2021, linden wood, h. 55 cm

Ivan Lardschneider
Gold Vax,
2021,
linden wood,
h. 55 cm

Alma Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in this year's Discovery Art Fair Frankfurt with five artists: George Kazazis, Ivan Lardschneider, Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi, Katerina Mertzani, and Panagiotis Siagreece. Five seemingly different artists join forces, proposing a polyphonic narrative.

George Kazazis Untitled, 2021, pencil on paper, 20 x 20 cm

George Kazazis
Untitled,
2021,
pencil on paper,
20 x 20 cm

George Kazazis’ organic compositions materialise a world shaped through the personal gaze of the artist himself. Ivan Lardscbeider's wooden mannequins denote the alienation of modern everyday life, with quirky humour and intense symbolism. Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi derives inspiration from the depths of the unconscious to cast porcelain figures of exceptional elegance that are heavy with allegory. Katerina Mertzani invites the viewer to ponder on the developing stages of her creative process, invoking a kind of visual time. Panagiotis Siagreece balances between representation and abstraction, creating fantastical landscapes that seem both familiar and unknown…

For four consecutive years, Discovery Art Fair Frankfurt presents a wide range of up and coming contemporary art in the financial capital of Germany. Representing one of the leading international art exhibition in Europe, Discovery brings together exhibitors from 5 continents. Similarly, this year, 130 galleries will participate showcasing both established and emerging talent in painting, sculpture, installation, video art. This year's exhibition expands its focus to the fields of photography and urban art, with innovative artworks currently represented by various esteemed galleries around the world.

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Confession, 2021, porcelain and oxidised bronze, h. 9 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Confession,
2021,
porcelain and oxidised bronze,
h. 9 cm

Artists’ Bios

George Kazazis

George Kazazis was born in Athens where he lives and works. He has studied in the He has been teaching at the Athens School of Fine Arts since 1990. He has participated in many solo and group exhibitions in Paris, Cyprus, Athens and other major Greek cities.

George Kazazis Untitled, 2021, oil on canvas, 100 x 100 cm

George Kazazis
Untitled,
2021,
oil on canvas,
100 x 100 cm

Ivan Lardschneider

Ivan Lardschneider was born in Bozen in 1976. He graduated from Gessellenbreif school for sculptors in Selva di Val Gardena and has been a freelance sculptor since 2005. He has presented his work in solo and group exhibitions in various galleries in Paris, Rome, Milan, Turin, Venice, Berlin, Israel, Budapest and Athens.

Ivan Lardschneider Heavy Head, 2021, linden wood, h. 50 cm

Ivan Lardschneider
Heavy Head,
2021,
linden wood,
h. 50 cm

Ivan Lardschneider My angel, 2021, linden wood, h. 45 cm

Ivan Lardschneider
My angel,
2021,
linden wood,
h. 45 cm

Ivan Lardschneider Self portrait, 2021, linden wood, 100 x 100 cm

Ivan Lardschneider
Self portrait,
2021,
linden wood,
100 x 100 cm

Katerina Mertzani

Katerina Mertzani studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts. She has participated in many solo and group exhibitions in Paris, Madrid, Cleveland (UK) and Malmoe (Sweden), Sofia, Athens and other Greek cities. She has worked on design and applied arts, particularly fashion, jewellery and artistic publications. Her works can be found in public and private collections in Greece and abroad. From 1990 to 2017 she has been teaching at VAKALO College of Art & Design.

Katerina Mertzani unreMEMBERing1, 2021, collage on paper, 79 X 80 cm

Katerina Mertzani
unreMEMBERing1,
2021,
collage on paper,
79 X 80 cm

Katerina Mertzani unreMEMBERing2, 2021, collage on paper, 79 X 80 cm

Katerina Mertzani
unreMEMBERing2,
2021,
collage on paper,
79 X 80 cm

Panagiotis Siagreece

Panagiotis Siagreece was born in Piraeus in 1966. He graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts in 1990, with honors. He has presented 13 solo exhibitions in galleries in Athens and Cyprus (Ikastikos Kiklos Sianti, Titanium Yiagianos Gallery, Gallery 3, Gallery Maria Papadopoulou, Gallery Gloria). He has participated in several group exhibitions globally. His work can be found in important collections and Museums in Greece, Cyprus and elsewhere abroad.

Panagiotis Siagreece Untitled, 2021, acrylics, varnish and oil on canvas, 50 X 100 cm

Panagiotis Siagreece
Untitled,
2021,
acrylics, varnish and oil on canvas,
50 X 100 cm

Panagiotis Siagreece Untitled, 2021, acrylics, varnish and oil on canvas, 50 X 100 cm

Panagiotis Siagreece
Untitled,
2021,
acrylics, varnish and oil on canvas,
50 X 100 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeori

Mavrogeorgi has studied Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens where she graduated from in 1991. In 1994 she was admitted at the Athens School of Fine Arts where she graduated from in 1999 having studied in the workshops of Nikos Kessanlis, Rena Papaspyrou and George Lappas. She has participated in various solo and group exhibitions in Athens. Her works can be found in private collections in Greece, Vienna, Berlin, Paris and Istanbul.

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Flying is a simple thing, 2021, porcelain and embroidery, h. 18 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Flying is a simple thing,
2021,
porcelain and embroidery,
h. 18 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Grounding, 2021, porcelain and embroidery, h. 16 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Grounding,
2021,
porcelain and embroidery,
h. 16 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi GROW UP!, 2021, porcelain, h. 7 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
GROW UP!,
2021,
porcelain,
h. 7 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Homesick, 2021, porcelain and oxidised silver, h. 14 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Homesick,
2021,
porcelain and oxidised silver,
h. 14 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Honeymoon, 2021, porcelain and oxidised bronze, h. 9 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Honeymoon,
2021,
porcelain and oxidised bronze,
h. 9 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi I didn't know about you, 2020, porcelain and marble, h. 19 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
I didn't know about you,
2020,
porcelain and marble,
h. 19 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Living together, 2021, porcelain and plastic, h. 22 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Living together,
2021,
porcelain and plastic,
h. 22 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Losing ground, 2021, porcelain and cloth, h. 17 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Losing ground,
2021,
porcelain and cloth,
h. 17 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi MaM, 2021, porcelain and oxidised silver, h. 5 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
MaM,
2021,
porcelain and oxidised silver,
h. 5 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi Paradise is right here, 2021, porcelain and embroidery, h. 23 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
Paradise is right here,
2021,
porcelain and embroidery,
h. 23 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi The nearness of you, 2021, porcelain, h. 7 cm

Kyriaki Mavrogeorgi
The nearness of you,
2021,
porcelain,
h. 7 cm