Panos Tsagaris

I Am the Sun in His Rising

19 June - 25 July, 2008

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  BIOGRAPHY
 

Panos Tsagaris was born in 1979 in Athens, Greece. He lives and works in New York and is represented by Kalfayan Galleries, Athens – Thessaloniki.
 
EDUCATION
1999-2004
BA in Fine Arts, Major in Communication Design, Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design, Vancouver, Canada.
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
“Clothed with the Sun”, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
2008
"I am the Sun in His Rising", Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
2007
"The inability to interpret sensations in this excess of light", Assab-One Institution, Milan, (performance).
"Whom I love I chastise with many rods", Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig, (performance).
2006
"The Divine Darkness", Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin.
2005
"Theanthropic", at Up&Co Gallery, New York.
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
“Everywhere but Now”, 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece.
“Nostalgia Nevrosa” (curated by Iliana Fokianaki), ReMap 4, State of Concept Gallery, Athens, Greece.
“Paradise Lost” (curated by Artemis Potamianou), Parallel event at Art Athina, Athens.
“BACK TO ATHENS / CHAPTER III INVOCATION”, Pindaros Hotel, Athens.
“Picatrix: Davide Balliano & Panos Tsagaris”, Galerie Michel Rein, Paris.
 
2012
“THE GARDEN OF EDEN – EVIL - Near-Far”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris.
┴rt Taipei, Kalfayan Galleries, Taipei.
“Gold” (guest curator: Thomas Zaunschirm), Imperial Belvedere Palace Museum, Vienna.
“The Quality of Presence” (curated by Dmitry Komis), Chelsea Hotel, New York.
2011
“Alchemically Yours” (curated by Pam Grossman), Observatory Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.
OU.UN.PO. Symposium (Organisers: Vanessa Theodoropoulou and Nadja Argyropoulou), archaeological site, Elefsina, Greece.
2010
Group show (curated by Tim Goossens), group exhibition with Panos Tsagaris, Xaviera Simmons, Nikki Katsikas and Sam Moyer, Club Monaco store, Westchester, New York.
“The West at Sunset” (curated by Adrian Geraldo Saldaña), group show with Jaq Belcher, Alberto Borea, Amy Finkbeiner, Marykate Maher, Rachel Pollak, Cyrus St. Amand Poliakoff, Adam Paker Smith, Panos Tsagaris, Abrons Arts Center, New York.
“Sensitivity Questioned - The Feminine Preserve” (curated by Iliana Fokianaki), Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens.
2009
2nd Thessaloniki Biennale & Performance Festival (Panos Tsagaris: Drawings and Performance titled: "The Mystic Death of the Kiss"). Organised by the State Museum of Contemporary Art – Costakis Collection & the Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki.
“Down Below is Chaos” (performance), 50 Eldridge Street, New York.
“Action Field KODRA 09”, 9th Visual Arts Festival, “Gallery Young”, Kalfayan Galleries, Kalamaria, Thessaloniki.
“Treasures of Wisdom” (Aikaterini Gegisian, Antonis Donef, Hrair Sarkissian & Panos Tsagaris). Exhibition presented by Kalfayan Galleries as part of ReMap2, an international art project parallel to the 2nd Athens Biennial.
 
 
 
"Mimes" (curated by Christopher Marinos), group show with works by Marcel Broodthaers, Antonis Donef, Danièle Huillet & Jean-Marie Straub, Nikos Kanarelis, Apostolos Karastergiou, Nina Papaconstantinou, Ilias Papailiakis, Florian Pumhösl, Batia Suter, The Infinite Library (Daniel Gustav Cramer & Haris Epaminonda), Panos Tsagaris, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
Art Dubai, Kalfayan Galleries, Dubai.                         
ART LA, Kalfayan Galleries, Los Angeles.
Art Athina, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens.
2008
“AthensVille” (curated by Marina Fokidis), in the context of the participation of Kalfayan Galleries at Art Athina, Athens.
“Night of the 1000 Drawings”, Artistós Space, New York.
2007
“Our Space” - CREAM Editions 5th Anniversary (curated by Irene Leung),
Karok Gallery, Hong Kong.
"Open Plan" (curated by Sotirios Bahtsetzis), in the context of the participation of Kalfayan Galleries at Art Athina, Athens.
2006
"M*A*S*H", during Art Basel Miami Beach (curated by David Hunt, produced by Michael Sellinger), Miami.
Preview Art Fair, with Davide Gallo Gallery, Berlin.
"Crosby Street Art Project", The Apartment, New York.
2005
"Friends and Lovers", part of the CREAM edition, issue 3, Hong Kong.
 
BIBLIOGRAPHY (SELECTED)
Despina Zeykili, Athinorama, 17 December 2012.
Cozy Home, no.09, Winter 2012, p. 136.
“Gold” (guest curator: Thomas Zaunschirm), Belvedere Museum, Vienna, 2012 (exhibition catalogue, illus. p. 332).
George Karouzakis, “Clothed with the Sun”, Lifo, no.320, 13 December 2012,
p. 57.
Angelo Plessas, “On the silver couch no 84”, Lifo, 21 November 2012.
Fotis Vallatos, “For between the darkness and the light we stand”, Lifo, no. 284,
1 March 2012, p. 39.
David Everitt Howe, “The West at Sunset”, Art Review, March 2011.
Phantasmaphile, 13 January 2010.
Dora Palaiologou, “Yperohi Zoi”, Paper magazine, no. 28, November 2010, p. 44.
“Opinions and Inspirations”, Dapper Dan, October 2010, issue no.2, p. 4.
Christos Paridis, “Panos Tsagaris, Easter”, Soul, no. 43, March 2010.
Bailee Wolfson, “Panos Tsagaris”, Cool Hunting, 9 September 2009.
"Mimes" (curated by Christopher Marinos), Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, 2009 (exhibition catalogue, illus. p. 41).
Tina Komninou, “Panos Tsagaris – In Search of LIGHT”, Yatzer, 27 August 2009.
ARREN magazine, May/June 2009, p. 26.
Nadja Argyropoulou, “This Bloody Something…”, Velvet, ═´.35, September 2008.
Dr. Vicky Sarakatsianou, “Condensed Energy”, Ideal House, July/August 2008,
p. 68.
Irene Lioumi, “Letterhead”, Crawford magazine, issue 06, July 2008, p. 28.
Margarita Poyrnara, “Mysticism”, I Kathimerini, 25 June 2008, p. 14.
Lifo, no.114, 5 June 2008, p. 13.
Kalliopi Minoudaki, “The Politics of the Occult”, NYArts magazine, March/April 2008, p. 55.
Nadja Argyropoulou, “The Magical Art”, 4essera magazine, Winter 2007-2008,
p. 149.
Flash Art International Edition, October issue, 2007.
“Whom I Love I Chastise With Many Rods”, MachtMusik, 11 – 16 September 2007, p. 10.
CREAM publication, 5 years after, issue 8, Hong Kong, 2007.
Anna Sulikowska, “Kim & Panos Saving the World”, Slash magazine, Spring 2007.
CREAM publication, StarWars edition, issue 5, Hong Kong, 2006.
CREAM publication, Winter edition, issue 3, Hong Kong, 2006.
 
TELEVISION INTERVIEW
ET1 digital (Hellenic Television1), Interview with Marina Papadaki:
http://www.ertdigital.gr/video-gr.php?channel=5&id=196
 
WORKS IN COLLECTIONS
Private collections in Greece, Germany, Switzerlan and the USA.