Andreadis, Antonis (1948 -2007)

Fresh Bread, the Bread Maker

signed, oil on canvas, painted 2003-04

80 x 90 cm

Provenance: The artist, commissioned in 2003

Exhibited: Greek Cypriot Brotherhood Centre, London

Group Exhibition, October-November 2004, no 9

The Hellenes, 16th November – 18th December 2015, no 36, illustrated in colour in the catalogue to the exhibition

Cyprus -Freedom and Democracy for All, 5th March- 6th April 2018, no 24 illustrated in colour in the exhibition catalogue

Literature: Rags or Riches 2013 by Peter Constant, illustrated in colour, page 453

 

 

 

 

Making Noodles (fides) in Cyprus

signed, oil on canvas, painted  2003-2004

80 x 90 cm

I met Andreadis in late 2003- early 2004 through a friend in Athens and after I saw a couple of his figurative paintings in my friend’s gallery. Meeting him in his studio was memorable for one thing. It was packed with paintings surrounding Antonis and his easel. He looked minute but had sharp, penetrading eyes examining me and assessing myself.

I liked his work, I liked the way he talked to me and the art graduate, now an accomplished artist, was to paint for me, the Cyprus people I so much wanted to have in my collection. He was to paint part of myself, my people. By September 2004 Andreadis painted six magnificent canvases for me which I cherish.

Provenance: The artist 2003-2004, commissioned to artist in 2003

Exhibited:Greek  Cypriot Brotherhood Centre, London October-November 2004, no 8

Greek Cypriot Brotherhood Centre, London, The Hellens 16th November to 18th December 2015, no 37 illustrated in the catalogue of the exhibition

Greek Cypriot Brotherhood Centre, London -Cyprus Freedom and Democracy, 5th March – 6th April 2018, no 23 illustrated in colour in the catalogue of the exhibition

 

There are six oil paintings by ANDREADIS in our collection all related to Cyprus culture.

For more information on these paintings contact Peter Constant