Vlassis Caniaris
Portfolio von Vlassis Caniaris
Ausstellungen mit Kadel Willborn:
2015
1928 in Athen, GR geboren, 2011 in Athen, GR gestorben

Zwischen 1946 und 1950 Studium an der Universität Athen, Fachbereich Medizin, GR
Zwischen 1950 und 1955 Studium an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Athen, GR
1959 Studium an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Rom, IT

Institutionelle Sammlungen:
Tate Modern, London, UK
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, FR
Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, DE
SMAK, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, BE
Musée d’Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, FR
National Art Gallery – Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, GR
National Museum of Contemporary Art – EMST, Athens, GR
MMCA, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR
The Vorres Museum, Athens, GR
Pierides Museum, Athens, GR
Alpha Credit Bank Collection, GR
Einzelausstellungen
2016 Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zürich, CH
2015 Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, DE
2013 The Breeder Monaco, Monaco, IT
2012 GAK, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, DE
"Vlassis Caniaris: ‚Composition (1974)’", Henry Moore Foundation, Leeds, UK
2011 "Sculptures 1973-1974", Team Gallery, New York, US
2010 "As it was before the day before yesterday so it will be the day after the day after tomorrow", Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, DE
2009 "Arrivederci-Willkommen", Kalfayan Gallery, Athens, GR
"Genethlion", Arnados School, Tinos, GR
"Antidoro", The Breeder, Athens, GR
2008 "Anniversary", Benaki Museum, Athens, GR
2004 Municipal Art Gallery of Chania, Crete, GR
Zina Anastasiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki, GR
2003 Foundation for Hellenic Culture, New York, US
2000 Zina Anastasiadou Gallery, Thessaloniki, GR
"Retrospective", State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR
1999 "Retrospective"1, National Gallery, Athens, GT
1996 Aria Gallery, Argostaoll, Kefalonia Island, GR
1993 Galerie 3, Athens, GR
1992 Staatliches Kunsthaus, Berlin, DE
1991 Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, DE
Paratiritis Gallery, Thessaloniki, GR
Cultural Center Vafapoulou, Thessaloniki, GR
1989 Municipal Gallery, Patras, GR
Titanium Gallery, Athens, GR
1988 43rd Venice Biennale, Greek Pavillion, Venice, IT
Geni Tzami, Thessaloniki, GR
1983 Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, DE
1981 Galerie Bama, Paris, FR
Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
1980 Bernier Gallery, Athens, GR
Bernier Arts Center, Athens, GR
1976 Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, UK
Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, DE
1975 Gallery of the Twentieth Century, Berlin, DE
Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg, DE
Kunstverein Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt, DE
Museum Bochum, Bochum, DE
1974 Galleria Bocchi, Milan, IT
1972 Galerie Bauer & Pietschner, Bochum, DE
Galerie Poll, Berlin, DE
1971 Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE
1970 "ARC2", Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, FR
Gallerie Fitzroy, Brussels, BE
Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture, Champigny, FR
1969 New Gallery, Athens, GR
1967 Prado de l’Anteno, Madrid, ES
1964 Galerie J, Paris, FR
Galerie Florence Houston Brown, Paris, FR
Teatro la Fenice, Venice, IT
1963 Galerie La Zodiaque, Brussels, BE
1962 Galleria Cadario, Milan, IT
1960 Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome, IT
1958 Zygos Gallery, Athens, GR
Gruppenausstellungen
2013 "The Encyclopedic Palace", 55th Venice Biennal, Arsenale, Venice, IT
"Hell As Pavillion", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
2012 "From Death to Death and Other Small Tales: Masterpieces from the Scottish Gallery Of Modern Art and the D. Daskalopoulos Collection", The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK
2011 "A Rock and A Hard Place", 3rd Thessaloniki Biennal, Thessaloniki, GR
"Greek Art", SEM-Art Gallery, Monaco, IT
"Humanism", Faggionato Fine Arts, London, UK
2010 "The Marathon Marathon", Acropolis Museum, Athens, GR
"Athens, Greece, Time, People. Their stories: A study of the concept of theatricality outside of the confines of a stage", Benaki Museum, Athens, GR
2009 "Vlassis Caniaris: a dialogue", MIET-ITYS, Institute of Contemporart Art and Thought, Athens, GR
2007 "Greek artists in Germany and German Artists in Greece", Municipal Arts Gallery of Athens, Athens, GR
2006 "Projekt Migration", Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, DE
"The Grand Promenade", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, GR
The Alpha Bank Collection, Greek Artist since 1920, MMCA, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR
"Flowers in Contemporary Art", Benaki Museum, Athens, GR
2005 "The years of defiance: The Art of the 70s in Greece", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, GR
"The Art of Greece meets China", Platform China Contemporary Art Institute, Beijing A Glance at Greek Postwar Art, Kalfayan Galleries, Thessaloniki, GR
2004 "Vlassis Caniaris: Passages 1957-2004", Municipal Art Gallery of Chania, Crete, GR
"In and Out: Notes on the 1960’s, from Beltsios collection", American-Hellenic Union, Athens, GR
"Historical Reflections", Sarantopoulos Flour Mills, Piraeus, GR
"Exercises", Zina Athanassiadou gallery, Thessaloniki, GR
2003 "Acquisitions 2001-2002, Paintings and installations", National Museum of Contemporary Art, EMST, Athens, GR
"On", inaugural show, Galeries Xippas, Athens, GR
"Whatever the People want", Hellenic Foundation for Culture, New York, US
"Place and Form: Works from the Paraskeva collection", Museum of the City of Athens, Athens, GR
2002 "The ‘70’s Shock", To Milo, Athens, GR
"Schritte in andere Welten", KEOM, Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, DE
2001 "Glossalgia", Hellenic American Union, Frissiras Museum, Athens, GR
2000 "Retrospective", State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR
"On Your Hands You Walk", Galerie Kubus, Hannover, DE
1999 "Athens, Greece, Retrospective", National Gallery, Athens, GR
"Banner, Flag, Point", Psyhari Gallery, GR
"Minus-Plus", Hellenic American Union, Athens, GR
1998 "Teachers and pupils. A reading proposal", Metamorphosis gallery, Thessaloniki, GR
1997 "Teachers and pupils", Astrolavos Gallery, Athens, GR
1996 "Vlassis Caniaris", Aria Gallery, Argostoli, Kefallonia Island, GR
"About Homeland", House of Cyprus, Athens, GR
"Facing History", Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR
1995 Galerie 3, Athens, GR
1994 Galerie 3, Athens, GR
1993 "The Child in Modern Greek Art", National Gallery, Athens, GR
1992 "My Children", Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin, DE
"The Open Image. Aspects of Modern Art in Europe after 1945", Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, DE
"Transformations of Modern: The Greek experience", National Gallery, Athens, GR
1991 International Summer Academy, Salzburg, AT
XV. Biennale Internazionale del Bronzetto, Padova, IT
Hellenic American Union, Athens, GR
"Urban Dreams", Twenty-Four Gallery, Athens, GR
"21 ‚What now’", Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, DE
"Painting Exhibition", Eugenides Foundation, Athens, DE
"Open Box", Karl-Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, DE
Observer Gallery, Thessaloniki, GR
Vafopoulou Cultural Centre, Thessaloniki, GR
1990 "A Glance on Contemporary Greek Art", Dallas, Texas, US
"On the Verge of the 80s-90s", Municipal Gallery of Athens, Athens, GR
"15 years – Amnesty International in Greece", House of Cyprus, Athens, GR
1989 Titanium Gallery, Athens, GR
Municipal Gallery of Patras, GR
1988 Art Symposium, Crete, GR
European Cultural Centre of Delfoi, Delfoi, GR
"Vlassis Caniaris, Geni Tzami", State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, GR
"Vlassis Caniaris, Greece", Venice Biennale XLIII, Venice, IT
1987 "In Search of New Materials and Media", Apopsi Gallery, Athens, GR
"Prizewinning Works", Athens School of Fine Arts Collection“, Athens, GR
"Contemporary Greek Painting", National Gallery, Athens, GR
1986 "Post-war Art in Greece", March-May, Athens, GR
"Athens in Berlin", D.A.A.D. – Pierides Gallery, Athens, GR
1985 "Greek artists in France, Introductory Chapters to Greek Contemporary Art", Municipal Gallery, Rhodes, GR
"After Abstraction", Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens, GR
"Introduction to Contemporary Greek Art", Municipal Gallery, Rhodes, GR
1984 Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, DE
"Exchanges: French Artists in Berlin 1964 -1984", Goethe Institute, Paris, FR
Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, GR
1983 Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, DE
1982 "Greeks and Germans, Images from Others", Württembergisches Landesmuseum, Stuttgart, DE
"Art and Dictature", Europalia Hellas, Brussels, BE
"Europalia 82", Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, BE
1981 "Documentation, Immigrant Culture", Museum Bochum, Bochum, DE
"Abstraction", Nees Morfes Gallery, Athens, GR
"Environment – Action", Society of Greek Art Critics, Athens, GR
International Summer Academy, Salzburg, AT
"Culture in the Migration Process", Kemnade International VII, Bochum, DE
1980 Bernier Gallery, Athens, GR
1979 "Is There Any Meaning in Art?", seminar, Goethe Institut, Athens, GR
1978 "Show for Greek Contemporary Art", Budapest, HU
"Greek Art Images", Zappeion, Athens, GR
"Art of the Twentieth Century privately owned", Berlin, DE
"Tribute to Greek Realism", Society for Studies, Athens, GR
1977 Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, GR
"HAP Grieshaber“, Kunsthalle, Berlin, DE
"Systawa Wisproczesnes Sztuki Greckies", Warsaw, PL
"Art and Society", Goethe Institut, Athens, GR
"Woman in Resistance", Cultural Centre of the Municipality of Athens, GR
"Boxes – ARC 2", Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, FR
Documenta VI, Kassel, DE
1976 "Panorama Of Greek Painting of the Last Twenty-Five Years", Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, DE
Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, DE
"Shoe Factories", Kunsthalle am Marientor, Nuremberg, DE
"Immigrants", Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
1975 "10 Years of the Berlin Art Program", D.A.A.D., Berlin, DE
"Eight Artists, Eight Attitudes, Eight Greeks", Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
"The Greek Month in London", Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
"For Cyprus", Galerie Palais, Paris, FR
"We Are Still There, ‚Kemnade 75 International’", Museum Bochum, DE
1974 "The Idea of the Resistance in Contemporary European Art", Sale e Scuderie di Villa Manzoni, Lecco, IT
"Art 5 ’74", Galleria Giancarlo Bocchi, Milan, IT
"Multiples", Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE
"Free Berlin Art", Berlin, DE
1973 "Free Berlin Art", Berlin, DE
"30 International Künstler in Berlin", Beethoven Halle, Bonn, DE
1972 "Vlassis Caniaris", Galerie Poll, Berlin, DE
1971 "Great Names of Today and Tomorrow", Hôtel Drouot, Paris, FR
"May Salon", Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, FR
"Mutations, Forms, Languages, Behaviours", Musée d’Art Moderne, Céret, FR
"Intox", Maison de la Culture, Grenoble, FR
"Paintings and Objects", Musée Galliera, Paris, FR
"VI. Caniaris: ‚Grekiskt vittnesml/Greek Testimony’", Moderna Museet, Stockholm, SE
"Elefteria", Royal Albert Hall, London, UK
"Caniaris, Rutault, Takis, Télémaque, Titus, Caarmel, Vostel", Galerie Barma, Paris, FR
1970 "Aspects of Racism", Paris , FR
Galerie, Brussels, BE
"Art and Politics", Karlsruhe, DE
Maison de Jeunes Youri Gagarine, Champigny, FR
Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, FR
1969 New Gallery 7, Athens, GR
1967 "Caniaris – Danil", Sala de Prado de l'Ateneo de Madrid, ES
"9th Greek Exhibit", Zappeion, Athens, GR
"Contemporary Hellenic Art", Musée Rath, Geneva, CH
1966 "Small Form“, Merlin Gallery, Athens, GR
1965 Biennale di San Paolo, San Paolo, BR
1964 Gallery J, Paris, FR
"Three Proposals for a New Greek Sculpture, Caniaris – Danil – Nikos", La Fenice, Venice, IT
1963 "Caniaris, Contos, Pavlos, Tsoclis", House of Fine Arts and Culture, Athens, GR
Galerie Le Zodiaque, Brussels, BE
"IV. Biennale of Art Beyond the Informel", Republica di San Marino, IT
1962 "Caniaris, Nikos", Cadario Gallery, Milan, IT
"Greek Paintings and Sculptures in Paris", Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, FR
1961 "Ars Viva", Tentoonstelling Kultureel Centrum, Malines, BE
"International Painting", Stadt Wolframs-Eschenbach, Wolframs-Schenbach, DE
"The New European School", Galerie Kasper, Lausanne, CH
"50 Artists of the Sixteenth Salon of New Realities from Paris", Drian Galleries, London, UK
"Comparisons", Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, FR
"Caniaris, Coulentianos, Gaïtis, Molfessis, Nikos, Philolaos, Prassinos, Touyas", Galerie Saint Germain, Paris, FR
"The New European School“, Hessenhuis, Anvers, BE
1959 "Greek Arts Exhibi", Zappeion, Athens, GR
"Bogart, Caniaris, Mihailovich, Miotte, Pierrakos", Galerie A.G., Paris, FR
"Appearances", Mostra Internazionale di Arte Astratta, Florence Galleria Numero, Florence, IT
"Caniaris; Condos, Gaïtis, Nikos, Tsoclis: Il Cancello", Bologna, IT
"Works in a Small Form" Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome, IT
"Abstract Painting from Paris", Galerie Günar, Düsseldorf, DE
"Abstract Painting from Paris", Galerie Am Doon, Frankfurt, DE
"Caniaris, Condos, Gaïtis, Nikos, Tsoclis", Galleria San Carlo, Naples, IT
"Modern Greek Art" Galerie R. Creuze, Paris, FR
1958 Zygos Gallery, Athens, GR
"The War", Kouros Gallery, Athens, GR
"Modern Art Exhibit", Kouros Gallery, Athens, GR
1952 "Greek Arts Exhibit", Zappeion, Athens, GR
Publikationen
(Selection)

2012
Britta Peters: "Vlassis Carniaris“, artist Kunstmagazin, no 93, p 48-55.
2011
Robert Clark, Skye Sherwin: "Vlassis Caniaris, Leeds”, The Guardian, June.
Murtaza Vali: “Vlassis Caniaris”, Artforum, October.
Karen Rosenberg: “Vlassis Caniaris – ‘Scultures: 1973-74”, The New York Times, October.
1999
Anna Kafetsi (Ed.): „Vlassis Caniaris - A Retrospective“, National Gallery and Alexandros Soutzos Museum.
“Vlassis Caniaris,” The New Yorker , October 17, p 36.
1991
Michael Fehr: „Vlassis Caniaris. Kontrekter Realismus. Skizze einer künstlerischen Strategie. Werkverzeichnis 1952 bis 1983“, Nürnberg.














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