29.06 - 28.09 2014
Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros
Sophia Vari, an internationally renowned Greek artist with a multicultural art education began her career as a figurative painter, eventually turning to sculpture in the mid-80s where she would excel. Vari remained independent throughout her career, never following any particular school of thought or practice, or joining any art movements, steering clear of established beliefs, and engaging in a bold and passionate quest for models she might be inspired from to create her very personal universe of forms.
Apart from a large and varied sample of her work in sculpture presented as the exhibition's main axis, this tribute included drawings, watercolours, oils, reliefs, and collages, as well as microsculptures.
The exhibition aimed to make manifest the manifold transformations of form and concept that the artist ingeniously invents and gives shape to through her sustained and highly original dialogue with form.
The cosmopolitan air of artist Sophia Vari blended with the north summer wind of the Cyclades last Saturday on the island of Andros when an exhibition featuring her vastly diverse work – sculpture, drawings, watercolors, and collages – opened at the Goulandris Museum. […]
[…] This past Saturday evening wind-swept Andros became the place to be for many a member of the international jet-set. The 'magnet' pulling them was the Sophia Vari exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation […]