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Demosthenes Davvetas

Demosthenes Davvetas, M.Sc., was born in Athens, he lives and works in Athens and Paris.

Poet and writer, painter and performer, he has been writing since 1982 articles and essays in magazines and newspapers as Art Forum, Art in America, Art Studio, Beaux-Arts Magazine, Galeries Magazines, Liberation, Parkett, Risk in the cultural columns. He has been writing for the Greek newspaper “Eleftheros Tipos” since 2010.
During his career he participates in catalogue and monographics writing of important artists for museums , while he is performing lectures in Art schools of various Universities.
Since 1996 creates performances in a regular basis.

STUDY:
1975-1980 Graduate Law School of Aristotelian University Thessalonica
1998 Doctor of Aesthetics in PARISVIII University (Director of Doctorate: MichelDeguy)

LITERAL PUBLICATIONS:
1986: Orestes or the novel without end, publ.Flammarion, Paris
1987: Cucchi Enzo, Davvetas Demosthenes and Schwander Martin, L’ombra vede, publ. GH Mott, Ridgefield, USA
Martin Disler, Demosthenes Davvetas and Wolfgang Drechsler, Das Gedrange Der
Gotter, Der Wucher Des Menschen, publ. Ritter, Austria
1989: The song of Pennelope, publ.Galilee, Paris
The cloak of Lakoontos (poems), publ .Galilee, Paris
German Art now, ass..A. Papadakis, publ .AcademyEditions, University fo Misigan, USA
1992: Ground full light, with M. Xenaki, poems, drawings, engraveable, publ .Michel Chomarat, Paris.
1994: Démosthène Davvetas, Jean-Baptiste Audat and Antoine Perpere, Le Coureur de Rêves, publ. Muntaner, Marseille
1995: Gift of birthday, Museum of Modern Art of Reunion, with G.Sfikar and J.Le Gac, publ .Sima
DreamRoad, publ .Montaner, Marseille
Poems, collaboration with the P. Tanimanidi, publ. Mpastas-Plessas, Athens
1996: Texts – Drawing with Marilena Zampoyra, publ. Peritechnon, Athens
1997: Poems – Drawings with Helen Kotsoni, publ. “E”, Athens.
1999: Tsoklis – Davvetas, publ. Astrolabe, Athens.
Julio Galan and DemosthenesDavvetas, BoxingStories, publ. Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg/Paris
2000: TonyCragg-D.Davvetas, poems and drawings, Marseille.
Pleasure publ.Edgewise Press, New York
2001: For an other use of world and Earth and rocks (poetic collections), publ. Ankara, Athens
The architecture of teardrops, publ . Ankara, Athens – publ. Edgewise Press, New York
The executant and other short stories, publ.Harmattan, Paris
2003: The ideal love, publ. Greek Letters, Athens
2004: Attendance in collective work 7+7. From the collections of EMST, ass. Helen Ganiti, National Museum of Modern Art, Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
2005: ΄ poems Publication of L’usage de la beauté, publ.Liex Dire, Strasbourg
2006: In the mirror of Orpheus, with the occasion of report drawing “EcritureTotale” in RedGallery, Athens.
2007: The portrait of a… terrorist. A novel of aesthetics, publ . I. Sideris, Athens
L’ immagine al di là delle parole. Quadri e poesie, publ. A.M. Martini and M. L. Vezzali, Bologna, Italy
2009: Fashion and modern art: Lifes Parallel, publ. Eurasia, Athens. On the occasion the report C.Y.Twombly in the galeri Gagosian in Athens publishes his essay : “kalligrammata of Twombly”.
Love Demon, novel, publ . Experience Editorial, Athens
2011: The history of none and other short stories, publ .Pearlbooks edition, Zurich
Fashion and modern art, publ. Eurasia, Athens
2012: Balls in the pages, publ. Enastron, Athens
2013: In the mirror of Orpheus, publ. Suis Generis, Athens.

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