Jannis Varelas/ Jannis Varelas

Greece 1977

Painting, Collage

Jannis Varelas
Jannis Varelas

At first glance the art of Jannis Varelas appears reminiscent of the photo-montages of the Dada artist Hannah Höch. Unlike Höch, whose expression is driven by a sense of irony, Varelas propels exaggeration and coarseness.

Featured image: Jannis Varelas – Installation view, Sleep My Little Sheep Sleep, CAC Cincinnati Ohio, 2012 – image courtesy of James Fuentes