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George Hadjimichalis

George Hadjimichalis was born in Athens in 1954.
His first solo show took place in Ashantour Bacharian’s Gallery ‘’Ora’’ in 1977, and he has been exhibiting regularly ever since.
In 2001, the National Museum of Contemporary Art held a large exhibition, George Hadjimichalis, Works 1985-2000, and a show entitled George Hadjimichalis, ‘Seven Works’ (1990-2000) was organised in 2002 by MoMA/PSI in New York. In 2005, he represented Greece in the Venice Biennale.
George Hadjimichalis has taken part in many important exhibitions, to name a few:
DOCUMENTA 9, in 1992 in Kassel
Centre Régional d ‘art Contemporain of Bretania ‘’ The Theoretical Object’’ 1993
Schirn Kunsthalle, G. Tsarouchis, S. Antonakos, G. Hadjimichalis, Frankfurt, 2001
The Factory, Conversation? Recent Acquisitions of the Van Abbemuseum, Athens, 2002
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Intercivilizations, Athens, 2004
European Art Projects, Ideal City-Invisible Cities, Zamosc, Poland, June-August 2006 and Postdam, Germany, 2006
Museum Serralves, ‘’The Decade of the 80’s, A Topology’’, Porto, Portugal, 2007
The work of George Hadjimichalis is versalite. His works are part of greater units. In creating a piece of work, he often employs a variety of different media, such as video, photography, text, painting, printmaking, etc.
Several units that make up the artist’s body of work have never been exhibited.



Born in Athens, 1954



He studied painting at Hammersmith School of Art and at St. Martin’s School of Art and Design from 1971 to 1975


Lives and works in Athens and at Sfedouri in Aegina, Greece



1991 12th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, Synaxis Maroneias ,Kavala

2001 National Museum of Contemporary Art, George Hadjimichalis: Works 1985-2000,


2002 MOMA/PS1, G. Hadjimichalis: Seven Works, New York

2003 The Lighthouses of the Aegean Sea, an installation on board F/B APOSTOLOS P,

sailing from the port of Piraeus to the port of Aegina , on Friday, May 9, 2003

2005 51. Venice Biennale, Greek Pavilion, Hospital, Venice

2007 National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation, Bookstore, Andreas Embiricos: The

Road , Athens

2011 National Museum of Contemporary Art, The Painter A.K. A Novel , Athens

2013 National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation, Bookstore, 66 Photographs From The

Archive: Persons, Details and Situations, Athens

2014 Byzantine Museum, OFFICINAE PICTORUM c.1221-c.1445,The Journey, Athens



1991 Architecture Biennale, Venice

1992 Documenta IX, Kassel

1992 Kerguehénnek, Centre d’Art Contemporain, De la main à la tête. L’ Objet théorique,

Brittany, France

1993 Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain Kerguehénnek, Synaxis, Brittany, France

1993 Centre Regional d’Art Contemporain, Le milieu du monde, Séte, France

1997 3rd Biennial of Centinje, Montenegro

1998 York City Art Gallery, Contemporary Art from Greece, York, Britain

2001 Schirn Kunsthalle, Y.Tsarouchis, S. Antonakos, G. Hadjimichalis, Frankfurt / Main

Mythologien des Buches, Frankfurt

2002 The Factory, Conversation? Recent Acquisitions of the Van Abbemuseum, Athens

2004 National Museum of Contemporary Art, Transcultures, Athens

2004 Alcala 31, Breakthrough Grecia 2004, Madrid

2006 European Art Projects,Ideal City-Invisible Cities, Zamość, Poland, June - August 2006

and Potsdam, Germany

2007 Museum Serralves, The 80s,A Topology, Porto, Portugal

2008 National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation, Eynard Mansion, Selective

Knowledge, Athens

2011 Jewish Museum of Greece, Monument: 16 Artists Suggest, Athens



1977 Ora Gallery, Athens

1981 Ora Gallery, Athens

1984 3 Gallery, Paintings, Athens

1985 3 Gallery, Parallel Life, Athens

1994 Epikentro Gallery, Interpretation of Points Opposite/2, Patra

1999 Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens, From the Archives of the «Workshop of Projects and

Images in Crisis»

2002 Bernier/ Eliades Gallery, Three Works, Athens

2006 Bernier/ Eliades Gallery, Piet Mondrian, Athens

2010 Batagianni Gallery, 3 Works, Athens

2013 Batagianni Gallery, Notes, Athens


Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Details of A City and A Portrait, Athens


Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, George Hadjimichalis & Margarita Myrogianni, Tom Sawyer, Athens


Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, The Temperature Per Hour During 1968 in Athens, Athens


Eleftheria Tseliou Gallery, Two Works, Athens