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Joannis Avramidis

Joannis Avramidis

Greek-austrian artist
Joannis Avramidis
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Greek-austrian artist
A.K.A. H Avramidis, JoAnnis Avramidis
Was Artist Sculptor Professor
From Austria Greece
Type Arts Academia
Gender male
Birth 23 September 1922, Batumi
Death 16 January 2016, Vienna (aged 93 years)
Star sign Libra
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Joannis Avramidis (23 September 1922 – 16 January 2016) (Greek: Iωάννης Aβραμίδης) was a Greek-Austrian sculptor. He was born in Batumi, Georgia in 1922 to a family of Caucasus Greek origin.
He studied in Batumi and later at Fritz Wotruba in Vienna. He became a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and from 1966 in Hamburg. In 1962 he represented Austria at the Venice Biennale.

Decorations and awards

  • 1956: State Prize of the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna
  • 1958: Austrian promotion prize for sculpture
  • 1961: Award from the City of Vienna
  • 1961: Hugo von Montfort-prize (Bregenz)
  • 1964: City of Vienna Prize for Visual Arts
  • 1968: Will Grohmann-Prize (Berlin)
  • 1973: Grand Austrian State Prize for Visual Arts
  • 1985: Austrian Decoration for Science and Art

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