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Aristeidis Lappas

Born in 1993, Athens, Greece

Lives and works in Athens, Greece

Overview

The characters that populate the canvases of Aristeidis Lappas are based on mythological references to Ancient Greece, Egypt and Mesopotamia. Figures like Athena, the ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, as well as Ishtar, the Babylonian goddess of love, fertility and war, are the main protagonists, whilst Angra Mainyu, the evil, destructive spirit in Zoroastrianism and the legend of St. George also contribute to the formation of the characters. Patterns inspired by traditional embroidery and textil...Read more