Introduction
Panayiotis Vassilakis (Greek: Παναγιώτης Βασιλάκης; 29 October 1925 – 9 August 2019), also known as Takis (Greek: Τάκις), was a self-taught Greek artist known for his kinetic sculptures. He exhibited his artworks in Europe and the United States. Popular in France, his works can be found in public locations in and around Paris, as well as at the Athens-based Takis Foundation Research Center for the Arts and Sciences.
Wikidata
Q241927
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Introduction
A leading figure of the kinetic art movement of the 1950s and 1960s. He incorporated technologies including magnets and radar into sculptural works, often using the methodology of a scientist or engineer to investigate concepts of energy.
Nationalities
Greek, French
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Conceptual Artist, Sculptor
Names
Takis, Panayiotis Vassilakis, Danayotis Vassilakis, Panagiōtēs Basilakēs, Takis Vassilakis
Ulan
500094639
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