DIMITRIOS ANTONITSIS (Greece, Athens b. 1966 / act: Athens & New York)

Dimitrios Antonitsis Dimitrios Antonitsis was born on 13 Septemeber 1966 in Athens, Greece. Antonitsis' artwork is known for its provocative undertone and its critically glamorous quality. He criticizes social conventions of decorum and political hypocrisy, while focusing on the aesthetical statement of the work itself.

Dimitrios Antonitsis presented the following personal exhibitions: My Fair (ma)Lady, Museum of Photography, Thesaloniki, Greece (1997); My Fair (ma)Lady, Zoumboulakis Galleries, Athens, Greece (1997); My Fair (ma)Lady, Artissima Art Fair, Turin, Italy (1997); My Fair (ma)Lady, Fondazione per La Fotografia, Turin, Italy (1998); Asian Sleaze, ACC Gallery, Weiman, Germany (1999); Dimitrios Antonitsis & Eleni Christodoulou: Dial-Log, Batayanni Art Gallery, Athens, Greece (2000);Family Matters, Riverrum Gallery, New Jersey, USA (2000); Family Matters, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York, USA (2000); Blurred Fiction, Steven Makris Gallery, Athens, Greece (2001); Agathon or Panic in Weimar, Gazon Rouge Gallery, Athens, Greece (2003); Pleasing Mother, 365 Art Space, Athens, Greece (2004); Philosophobia, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, USA (2004); Philosophobia, Lab Art Projects, Athens (2005); Some Prefer Nettles, Batagianni Art Gallery, Athens (2005); Super-Vision, Millefiori Art Space, Athens, (2005); Total Recall, The Flat, Milan, Italy (2005); Dimitrios Antonitsis & Tilo Schulz: Clash-ified, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens (2007); Dimitrios Antonitsis & Tilo Schulz: Decorum, Dogenhaus Gallery, Leipzig (2008). § He also took part in the following group exhibitions: Faces of Europe, Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany (1997); Performance, Documenta X, Kassel, Germany (1998); Moodiatel, 43drs/15", Off-Site Project in a Brothel of Alkiviadou Street, Athens, Greece (1998); Art & Technology Festival: Big Deal, Mr Duchamp!, Ileana Tounta Gallery, Athens, Greece (1998); Pretension, The Apartment, London, England (1998); Global Vision III: New Art from the 90s, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece (1998); Legend 2001, Sarantopoulos Mills, Piraeus, Greece (2000); Comments on the 20th Century, Vilka Artforum, Thessaloniki, Greece (2000); Summer Camp / Camp Summer, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2000); Hautnah, ACC Gallery, Weimar, Germany (2000); Beyond Origins, Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece (2001); Auras and Avatars, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2001); Christmas Spirits: Public Commission for Omonia Square, Athens, Greece (2001); European Perspectives, Innsbruck, Austria (2001); Disturb, Mylos Center for Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece (2002); Disturb, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2002); Silicon Valley, Archimede Staffolini Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus (2002); Recent Acquisitions, National Museum for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (2002); Artists Against AIDS, Hellenic American Union, Athens, Greece (2003); Free Transit, Hellenic Presidency of the European Union, Athens, Greece (2003); Scope Art Fair, New York, USA (2003); Becoming, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2003); Making the News, Zappeion Megaron, Athens, Greece (2003); The Rape of Europe, Luke & A Gallery, London, England (2003); PREMAculTUTE, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2004); Selfaboutness, Contemporary Greek Photography, ARCO, Madrid, Spain (2004); Discombobulator II, Flash Art Fair, Milan, Italy (2004); Memories are Made of This, San Paolo Church, Modena, Italy (2004); Miracles and Wonders, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece (2005); 2nd Prague Biennial, Prague, Czech Republic (2005); The Simple Life, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2005); NYC Bling-Bling, Cinema Adriano, Modena, Italy (2005); Ritorni d'Immagine, Villa Noris, Verona, Italy (2005); Polymorph Pervers, ACC Gallery, Weimar, Germany (2005); Donna, Donne, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy (2005); Femmes, Museum of Carougr, Geneva, Switzerland (2005); Anatomy of a Dream, Kalfayan Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece (2006);postER, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2006); The Same, The Flat, Milan, Italy (2006);All That Remains is Future, Cultural Capital of Europe, Patras, Greece (2006); Indentitas, Barcelona Arte Contemporáneo - BAC, Barcelona, Spain (2006); Midlife Crisis, Salander O'Rielly Gallery, New York, USA (2006); Not a Photo, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA (2006); Expanded Painting, Prague Biennial 3 , Prague, Czech Republic (2007); Grups, Hydra School Project, Hydra Island, Greece (2007); Dark Victory, Ileana Tounta Gallery, Athens, Greece (2007); Popcentric, Gering Lopez Gallery, New York, USA (2007); Silent Dialogues: Multimedia Portraits Throughout Time, ACG Art Gallery, The American College of Greece, Athens (2008); and sExplosion: Penis & Vagina Relationships in the Contemporary Visual Arts, Booze Cooperativa, Athens (2011).

Dimitrios Antonitsis lives and works on the island of Hydra, Greece and in New York.

[Megakles Rogakos 09/2007]