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(1948-)
Alias:Demetris Yeros

Biography

Dimitris Yeros (1948) is a Greek artist-photographer.

Dimitris Yeros is one of the most influential Greek artists of his generation[1] and one of the first Greek artists to present Performances, Body Art, Video Art and Mail Art.

He has had 58 individual exhibitions of his works held in Greece and abroad:[2] in Köln, Düsseldorf, New York, Kassel, Strasbourg, Bochum (The Bochum Museum), Oxford, England (Oxford University), Darmstadt, Indiana (Ball State University Art Gallery), Heidelberg, Nicosia, Mannheim, Milan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Kelsey Museum of Archaeology), Berlin, Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno de Barranquilla-Colombia and elsewhere. He has also participated in numerous international group exhibitions, Biennials and Triennials in many parts of the world.

Many of his graphics have been published by leading art editors. He illustrated books and magazines. In 1987, UNICEF chose his work The Dangers of Curiosity to print on cards for international circulation.

The following books with his works have been published: the collection The Sparkling Bathtub (Kastaniotis Ed., 1976); the photoseries Photopoem (Phyllo, 1977); the art book Yeros with text by Yannis Patilis (Phorkys, 1984); Dimitris Yeros, a book-catalogue of painting works (The Bochum Museum, 1986); D. Yeros, a book of painting works with an essay by Professor Chr. Christou (Prefecture of Viotia, 1998); Theory of the Nude, a book of photographs with an introduction by P.Weiermair (Planodion, 1998); Periorasis, a book of photographs with a foreword by Michel Deon and an introduction by P. Devin (Phyllo, 1999); For a Definition of the Nude, a book of photographs with an introduction by P. Weiermair (Phyllo, 2000); D. Yeros; a book of painting works Eyemazing - The New Collectible Art Photography with an essay by John Wood (Ermoupolia 2001); D. Yeros on C.P. Cavafy's poems, Kelsey Museum, Ann Arbor, Michigan. With an assay by Lauren E. Talalay (2002); D. YEROS, Calendar (Harta Publications, Greece, 2007); Wavelength: D. Yeros and S. Karavouzis with an assay by Athens Schina (Kydoniefs Foundation, Greece, 2008); Dimitris Yeros, Calendar (Harta publications. Greece, 2008); Shades of Love with foreword by Edward Albee and introduction by John Wood (Insight Editions, 2010); Dimitris Yeros, Photographing Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with foreword by Edward Lucie Smith and afterword by Dimitris Yeros, (Kerber Verlag, Germany 2015); Another Narcissus, with a poem by Edward Albee and introduction by John Wood (Phyllo Editions, Greece 2016).

In 2010, Insight Editions-California published the book Shades of Love with photographs, inspired by the poems of Constantine P. Cavafy with a foreword by Edward Albee and introduction by John Wood. The book is honored by American Library Association and featured on their Top Ten list as one of the best books of the year.

Numerous works by Dimitris Yeros are to be found in many private collections, national galleries and museums worldwide: Tate Britain, International Center of Photography-New York, National Portrait Gallery-London, The British Museum (London), Museum Bochum (Germany), Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal (Canada) and elsewhere.

He collaborates with the Throckmorton Fine Arts in New York, Holden Luntz gallery in Palm Beach, Pablo Goebel Fine Art in Mexico City, Skoufa gallery in Athens, and among else.
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