"Abstraction By Alkis Voliotis Painter Photographer"Acrylic on paper mounted on wood and mounted on wooden frame 49cm x31cmplus cahe paper white and wooden stick 62cm x 45cm signed lower right Voliotis1983 Alkis VOLIOTIS is a famous photographer of the Côte d'Azur who worked with many famous painters Born in 1948, Athens, Greece. 1958 - 1963 Studies at Rhodes High School, Greece 1963 - 1968 Studies at Vallianios Professional High School of Electricity in Lixouri (Kephalonia, Greece) Diploma in Electrical Technician in 1968 1969 - 1971 Teaches the restoration of historical monuments at the Byzantine Museum in Athens as well as photography. 1971 - 1973 Works at the Excavations of Santorini (Cyclades Island, Greece) and at various archaeological sites in Greece Assistant to Professor Margaritoff, Head of the Historic Monument Restoration Section in Greece April 1973 Comes to France and registers with Academy of Fine Arts in Paris, during the mosaic of Professor Licata January 1974 Meeting the painter Hans Hartung and collaborates with him in his workshop in Antibes until March 1988 Since 1981 Restoration of various works (Mansouroff, Magnelli, Clavé, Kijno, Tal-Coat, Zao-Wou-Ki, Burri, Hartung, Bergman, Schneider, Riopelle, Sonia Delaunay, Pagès, Kim en Joong ...) Since 1982 Realizes the photographs of the catalogs of the Sapone Gallery Numerous photographic works for different museums, galleries and individuals in France, Italy and Greece Numerous restoration works in France, Italy and Greece 1983 At the request of Eleni Kazantzaki, realization of Nikos Kazantzaki's mosaic portrait for the Kazantzaki Museum in Crete 1986 Works with Jacqueline Picasso for the realization of the exhibition "Picasso in Madrid" at the Museum of Modern Art in Madrid (realization of photographs of the catalog and restoration of works by Picasso) Since 1987 Collaborates with the painter Ladislas Kijno (restoration and photography of his works) 1988 Becomes photographer of the Santorini excavations at the request of Professor Doumas, director of the archaeological site Collaborates with the painter Ladislas Kijno for the installation of several works from the painter to the Mayor of Lille 1990 Contacted by the Hans Hinterreiter Foundation in Zurich to restore and photograph 80 works of the painter 1992 Creation of the Cyclades Gallery in Antibes Numerous important exhibitions including a retrospective of Hans Hinterreiter, Picasso, Ferdinand Springer, Hans Hartung , Albert Féraud, Jean-Pierre Rives, Leonardo Ros a, Yvon le Bellec, Inger Sitter, etc. 1996 - 2000 Co-organizer with the City of Antibes of the exhibition "Sculptures under the Sun of Antibes" 1997 and 1998 Travels in Côte-d'Ivoire for the realization a photographic report for a work devoted to the sculptor Yvon le Bellec. 1997 Realization of the book "Here Don Pablo Picasso Lord of Vauvenargues", texts of André Verdet, photographs of Alkis Voliotis, engraving of Arman 1998 Realization of the book "Absence-Presence", texts of André Verdet, photographs of 'Alkis Voliotis Since 1999 until 2011 Worked with the Direction of Excavations of Santorini for the realization of a permanent exhibition in the archaeological site of Akrotiri (Santorini): reconstitution of the life-size frescoes (photographic process on canvas) Jan 2003 Restoration frescoes of the Greek Orthodox Church of Nice May 2003 As part of the commemoration of the foundation of Marseille by the Greeks, accompanies the painter Max Charvolen on the archaeological site of Delphi for the creation of a work in the Treasury of Marseilles and covers the event with a series of photos Nov 2003 Making photographs on the archaeological site of Olympia at the request of the Consul General al of Greece in Marseille for a photo exhibition during the city twinning ceremony of Antibes and Olympia in June 2004 2004 Realization of the book "Absence-Presence", texts of André Verdet, photographs of Alkis Voliotis 2005 Sollicité by the Archaeological Direction of Athens to make photographs for a book on the civilizations of the Aegean Islands. 2006 Realization of the photographs of a book on the occasion of the retrospective of the painter Ladislas Kijno at the Russian State Museum in Saint Petersburg 2010 Realization of the photographs of a work on the occasion of the retrospective of the painter A-Sun Wu at the Russian State Museum in St. Petersburg 2011 Realization of photographs of a book on the occasion of the retrospective of the painter Kim en Joong at the Russian State Museum in Saint-Petersburg.