Joannis Avramidis

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Sculpture in Heilbronn, Germany.

Joannis Avramidis (23 September 1922 – 16 January 2016) (Greek: Iωάννης Aβραμίδης) was a Greek-Austrian sculptor.[1] He was born in Batumi, Georgia in 1922 to a family of Caucasus Greek origin.[2]

He studied in Batumi and later at Fritz Wotruba in Vienna. He became a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna and from 1966 in Hamburg. In 1962 he represented Austria at the Venice Biennale.

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  1. ^ "Bildhauer Joannis Avramidis verstorben" (in German). Der Standard. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  2. ^ Kröller-Müller, Rijksmuseum (1992). Sculpture in the Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller: catalogue of the collection. Joh. Enschedé Amsterdam BV. p. 50. Retrieved 24 September 2011.
  3. ^ "Reply to a parliamentary question" (pdf) (in German). p. 726. Retrieved 13 February 2013.

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