Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions (selection)

 

1958

“Vlassis Caniaris”, Zygos Galerie, Athens, Greece

1960

Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome

1964

“Caniaris: Collages – Reliefs”, Florence Houston-Brown Gallery, Paris, France; “Caniaris: Personages – Objets – Reliefs”, Galerie J, Paris, France; “Caniaris”, Galerie Le Zodiaque, Brussels, Belgium

1969

“Caniaris”, New Gallery, Athens, Greece

1970

“Vlassis Caniaris”, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; “Caniaris, Sculptures”, Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture, Champigny, France; “Caniaris”, Galerie Fritzroy, Brussels, Belgium

1972

“Vlassis Caniaris”, Galerie Poll, Berlin; Galerie Bauer & Pietschner, Bochum; Germany

1974

Giancarlo Bocchi Gallery, Milan, Italy

1975-1976

“Vlassis Caniaris, Gastarbeiter-Fremdarbeiter”, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst Berlin, Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD, State Museum ‘Gallery of the 20th Century’, Berlin

1980

“Hélas, Hellas, or The Artist and His Model”, Technohoro Bernier, Athens, Greece

1981

Tracklhaus Galerie, Salzburg, Austria; Galerie Bama, Paris

1983

“Vlassis Caniaris im Museum am Ostwall”, Dortmund, Germany

1988

“Vlassis Caniaris”, Macedonian Center of Contemporary Art, Geni Mosque, Thessaloniki, Greece

1989

“Vlassis Caniaris 1956-1959: Reference – Re-Reference”, Titanium Gallery, Athens; Kommunale Galerie, Patras, Greece

1991

“Caniaris”, Vafopouleio Cultural Center, Thessaloniki, Greece; “Caniaris”, Paratiritis Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece; Karl Ernst Osthaus-Museum, Hagen, Germany

1992

“Vlassis Caniaris: Mes enfants, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst”, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin; Offizielle Eröffnng der Art Athina, Athens, Greece

1994

“Caniaris”, Galerie 3, Athens, Greece

1996

“Vlassis Caniaris”, Aria Gallery, Cephalonia, Greece

2003

“Give the People what They Want”, Foundation for Hellenic Culture, New York, U.S.A.

2008

“Vlassis Caniaris – Birthday”, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece

2009

“Arrivederci – Willkommen”, Kalfayan Galleries, Athens, Greece

2010

“Vlassis Caniaris”, Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin

 

Group exhibitions (selection)

 

1952

Fourth Panhellenic Exhibition, Zappeion Exhibition Hall, Athens, Greece

1959

“Art Grec Contemporain”, Galerie Greuze, Paris

1960

“Abstrakte Maler aus Paris”, Galerie Am Dom, Frankfurt, Germany; “Mostra Internationale di Arte Astratta”, Pallazo Pretorio, Florence, Italy; “Bogart, Caniaris, Mihailovich, Miotte, Pierakos”, Galerie A.G., Paris

1961

Galerie Saint Germain, Paris; “Comparaisons”, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

1962

“Peintres et Sculpteurs Grecs à Paris”, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Salon d’Automne, Paris

1963

“Caniaris, Contos, Pavlos, Tsoclis”, Stegi Kalon Technon kai Grammaton, Athens; “IV Biennale Internazionale d’Arte – Oltre Informale”, San Marino, Italy

1964

“Three Proposals for a New Greek Sculpture: Caniaris, Danil, Nikos”, Teatro la Fenice, Venice, Italy

1967

Gallery Prado de l’Ateneo, Madrid, Spain; “Art Hellénique Contemporain”, Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland

1971

“Caniaris, Rutault, Takis, Télémaque, Titus, Carmel, Vostell”, Galerie Bama, Paris; Galerie Fritzroy, Brussels, Belgium

1975

“The Greek Month in London”, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, England; Eight Artists, Eight Attitudes, Eight Greeks”, Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, England

1977

Dokumenta 6, Kassel, Germany

1985

“After Abstraction”, Gallery Nees Morfes, Athens, Greece

1986

“Features of Post War Art in Greece”, Municipal Gallery, Athens, Greece

1987

“Investigation of New Materials and Means”, Apopsi Gallery, Athens, Greece

1988

43. Biennale Venice

1992

“Das offene Bild: Aspekte der Moderne in Europa nach 1945”, Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany

1993

“The Child in Modern Greek Art”, National Gallery and Alexander Soutsou Museum, Athens, Greece

1996

“Face à l’Histoire 1933-1996”, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

1997

“Teachers and Students”, Metamorphosis Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece

2000

“Auf den Händen Wanderust Du”, Galerie Kubus, Hannover, Germany

2001

“Glossalgia”, Hellenic American Union and Frissiras Museum, Athens, Greece

2003

“Place and Form: Works from the Paraskeva Collection”, Museum of the City of Athens, Greece

2004

“Exercises”, Zina Athanasiadi Galelry, Thessaloniki, Greece

2005-2006

“The Years of Defiance: The Art of the ‘70s in Greece”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

2007-2008

“Greek Artists in Germany and German Artists in Greece”, Municipal Museum of Athens, Greece

2009

“Vlassis Caniaris: In Contrapunto”, National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation, Athens, Greece

2011

Arte Fiera, Kalfayan Galleries (Athens-Thessaloniki), Bologna, Italy

2017

documenta 14, Athen, Griechenland / Kassel, Deutschland; borderless, artistic positions from England, France, Greece, Italy, Spain and Venezuela, 1947 to 1992, Galerie Poll, Berlin