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Stass

Paraskos

Stass Paraskos went to Leeds College of Art where he studied fine art (1956-1958). His style is simplistic, naïf, combined with elements of Fauvism and Cubism. Stass was also a sculptor; he illustrated books, one of which (‘The Mythology of Cyprus’ Nicosia 1981) he wrote himself. He was a lecturer at the Canterbury College of Art and a visiting lecturer at Leeds University as well as other British colleges and art institutions. Stass founded the Summer Art School, first in Kato Paphos amd later in the village of Lemba; the school there going on to become the Cyprus College of Art.

Cypriot, 1933-2014

Stass Paraskos, The Faithful Dog, 1999, Oil on canvas, 75 x 100 cm

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