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Gerasimos Floratos

Born in 1986, New York City, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States

Overview

Gerasimos Floratos creates visceral paintings that capture specific sites and their cultural resonance. Moving between abstract and figurative forms, his works chart the relationship between the self and the city, blurring boundaries between built environments and the construction of identity. Floratos grew up in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of New York City in the 1980s and 1990s, prior to the ‘disneyfication’ of the area, where tourist hotspots such as Times Square were reborn under gentrif...Read more