Dimitris YEROS


Dimitris Yeros is one of the most influential Greek artists of his generation and one of the first Greek artists to present Performances, Body Art, Video Art and Mail Art

He has had 58 individual exhibitions of  his works held in Greece and abroad: in Köln, Düselldorf, New York, Kassel, Strasburg, Oxford (Oxford University), Darmstadt, Indiana-USA (Ball State Art Gallery), Heidelberg, Nicosia, Milan, Bochum (The Bochum Museum), Berlin, Wuppertal, Michigan (Kelsey Museum) Mannheim, Mexico City, Taipei, Museum of Modern Art Barranquilla- Colombia  and elsewhere. 

He has also participated in numerous international group exhibitions, Biennales and Triennales in many parts of the world. 

The following books with his works have been published: the collection The Sparkling Bathtub (Kastaniotis, 1976); the photoseries Photopoem (Phyllo, 1977); the book Yeros with text by Yannis Patilis (Phorkys, 1984); Dimitris Yeros, a book-catalogue of his  works (The Bochum Museum, 1986); D. Yeros, a 160 pages book  with an essay by Pr. Chr. Christou (Prefecture of Biotia, 1998); Theory of the Nude, with an introduction by P.Weiermair  (Planodion, 1998), Periorasis,  with foreword by Michel Deon and introduction by P. Devin (Phyllo, 1999), For a Definition of the Nude, with an introduction  by P. Weiermair  (Phyllo,2000), D.Yeros with an essay by John Wood (Ermoupolia –Greece 2001). Yeros – Caravouzis with an assay by Athena Schina, Greece 2008.  In 2011 published the book “Shades of Love” inspired by the poems of C.P.Cavafy with a foreword by Edward Albee and introduction by John Wood, Insight Editions-California.  The book included in the Top Ten  list of the best books of 2011 selected by the American Library Association. His latest book Another Narcissus was made in collaboration with the great playwright Edward Albee and the previous one Photographing Gabriel Garcia Marquez in collaboration with the other great, the novelist and Nobel laureate, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Numerous works by Dimitris Yeros are to be found in many private collections, national galleries and museums worldwide: Tate Britain, Gety-LA, International Center of Photography-New York, Maison Europeenne de La Photographie-Paris, National Portrait Gallery-London, The British Museum-London, Museum Bochum-Germany,  Tama Art Museum- Tokyo-Japan, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts-Canada, National Gallery-Greece, Museum of International Contemporary Graphic Art-Norway, Musee d’Art Contemporain of Chamalieres, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Harry Ransom Center –Austin Texas,  The Leslie Lohmann Museum - New York, The Joseph M. Cohen Family Collection – New York,  Fondazione Benetton-Italy, Museum of Modern Art, Barranquilla- Colombia, and elsewhere.

He collaborate, among else, with the Throckmorton Fine Arts in New York, Holden Luntz gallery in Palm Beach, Paul Goebel Fine Arts in Mexico and Kapopoulos Art in Greece. 


April 2013