Jan­nis Spy­ropou­los

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An in­quis­i­tive artist with a bent for push­ing bound­aries, Jan­nis Spy­ropou­los gave up fig­u­ra­tive art in the mid1950s to ex­plore ab­strac­tion. “Di­a­logue With the In­vis­i­ble,” on dis­play at the His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum of Crete through Jan­uary 31, 2018, com­prises 13 pieces Spy­ropou­los painted in the 1960s, when he started gain­ing a rep­u­ta­tion as one of the key pro­po­nents of ab­stract art af­ter be­ing awarded the UNESCO Prize at the 1960 Venice Bi­en­nale. Open­ing hours are Mon­day-Satur­day 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and ad­mis­sion costs 5 eu­ros. His­tor­i­cal Mu­seum of Crete, 27 So­fokli Venizelou, tel 28010.283.219, www.his­tor­i­cal-mu­seum.gr

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