Switchback   ©  66 cm high x 90 cm wide  Unique.  Diamantopoulo’s figuration is both an exploration of the human form in its many guises and the conjoining of man, woman and beast.  It takes many shapes and forms whether classical, dynamic, pared down, abstracted or cut very often with subversive wit.  Dancing in the flames of some infernal place, faceless human figures emerge from the raw stuff of life in these quick sketches in clay.  

Switchback   ©

66 cm high x 90 cm wide

Unique.

Diamantopoulo’s figuration is both an exploration of the human form in its many guises and the conjoining of man, woman and beast.

It takes many shapes and forms whether classical, dynamic, pared down, abstracted or cut very often with subversive wit.

Dancing in the flames of some infernal place, faceless human figures emerge from the raw stuff of life in these quick sketches in clay.
 

 Nijinsky   ©  78 cm high x 29 cm wide  Unique  In the ballet ‘L’après-midi d'un faune’ Nijinsky’s choreography references the bas-relief figures on Grecian vases - a work where animalism exerts a powerful undercurrent, crossing the boundary between humanity and abandonment.

Nijinsky   ©

78 cm high x 29 cm wide

Unique

In the ballet ‘L’après-midi d'un faune’ Nijinsky’s choreography references the bas-relief figures on Grecian vases - a work where animalism exerts a powerful undercurrent, crossing the boundary between humanity and abandonment.

 Zebraman   ©  44 cm high x 27 cm wide  Unique  Painted Man. Painted Horse.  The human figure and the zebra conjoined is a recurring theme for the artist. The zebra - ‘the painted horse’ is never simply treated as a naturalistic subject in this work.  The marks on the surface can belong to the man as much as to the animal, like a tattoo, but on the human they seem more transformative - an indicator of light and dark moods.  Patterns on a living being can act as a disguise or they can advertise in equal measure and both are deceptive.   

Zebraman   ©

44 cm high x 27 cm wide

Unique

Painted Man. Painted Horse.

The human figure and the zebra conjoined is a recurring theme for the artist. The zebra - ‘the painted horse’ is never simply treated as a naturalistic subject in this work.

The marks on the surface can belong to the man as much as to the animal, like a tattoo, but on the human they seem more transformative - an indicator of light and dark moods.

Patterns on a living being can act as a disguise or they can advertise in equal measure and both are deceptive.

 

 Les Troubadours du Roi Bédouin   ©  40 cm high x 80 cm wide  Unique.  Blank-faced, astride zebras, with their bowlers and brollies, sporting DJ’s, anatolian slippers, instruments and violin cases; the mood is dark and troubling: will they just recite roundels or round us all up?

Les Troubadours du Roi Bédouin   ©

40 cm high x 80 cm wide

Unique.

Blank-faced, astride zebras, with their bowlers and brollies, sporting DJ’s, anatolian slippers, instruments and violin cases; the mood is dark and troubling: will they just recite roundels or round us all up?

 Nuit et Jour   ©  72 cm high x 58 cm wide  Unique  The striated brush marks, hidden dots, physical marks and scores are both composed with care but are also slashed with energy.   

Nuit et Jour   ©

72 cm high x 58 cm wide

Unique

The striated brush marks, hidden dots, physical marks and scores are both composed with care but are also slashed with energy.

 

 Minoan I – Haredevil   ©  93cm high x 70cm wide  Unique  This bull would make an ancient Cretan bull-acrobat feel at home, but this is a leap into fantasy: this daredevil, hare-masked figure is flying into Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.   

Minoan I – Haredevil   ©

93cm high x 70cm wide

Unique

This bull would make an ancient Cretan bull-acrobat feel at home, but this is a leap into fantasy: this daredevil, hare-masked figure is flying into Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.

 

 Le Turc et le Zébre   ©  80 cm high x 60 cm wide  Unique.  A circus act, but the relationship between man and beast is never quite black and white.

Le Turc et le Zébre   ©

80 cm high x 60 cm wide

Unique.

A circus act, but the relationship between man and beast is never quite black and white.

 Loop de Loop   ©  87cm high x 72cm wide  Unique

Loop de Loop   ©

87cm high x 72cm wide

Unique

 Junk   ©  109cm high x 94cm wide  Unique

Junk   ©

109cm high x 94cm wide

Unique

 Switchback   ©  66 cm high x 90 cm wide  Unique.  Diamantopoulo’s figuration is both an exploration of the human form in its many guises and the conjoining of man, woman and beast.  It takes many shapes and forms whether classical, dynamic, pared down, abstracted or cut very often with subversive wit.  Dancing in the flames of some infernal place, faceless human figures emerge from the raw stuff of life in these quick sketches in clay.  
 Nijinsky   ©  78 cm high x 29 cm wide  Unique  In the ballet ‘L’après-midi d'un faune’ Nijinsky’s choreography references the bas-relief figures on Grecian vases - a work where animalism exerts a powerful undercurrent, crossing the boundary between humanity and abandonment.
 Zebraman   ©  44 cm high x 27 cm wide  Unique  Painted Man. Painted Horse.  The human figure and the zebra conjoined is a recurring theme for the artist. The zebra - ‘the painted horse’ is never simply treated as a naturalistic subject in this work.  The marks on the surface can belong to the man as much as to the animal, like a tattoo, but on the human they seem more transformative - an indicator of light and dark moods.  Patterns on a living being can act as a disguise or they can advertise in equal measure and both are deceptive.   
 Les Troubadours du Roi Bédouin   ©  40 cm high x 80 cm wide  Unique.  Blank-faced, astride zebras, with their bowlers and brollies, sporting DJ’s, anatolian slippers, instruments and violin cases; the mood is dark and troubling: will they just recite roundels or round us all up?
 Nuit et Jour   ©  72 cm high x 58 cm wide  Unique  The striated brush marks, hidden dots, physical marks and scores are both composed with care but are also slashed with energy.   
 Minoan I – Haredevil   ©  93cm high x 70cm wide  Unique  This bull would make an ancient Cretan bull-acrobat feel at home, but this is a leap into fantasy: this daredevil, hare-masked figure is flying into Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.   
 Le Turc et le Zébre   ©  80 cm high x 60 cm wide  Unique.  A circus act, but the relationship between man and beast is never quite black and white.
 Loop de Loop   ©  87cm high x 72cm wide  Unique
 Junk   ©  109cm high x 94cm wide  Unique

Switchback   ©

66 cm high x 90 cm wide

Unique.

Diamantopoulo’s figuration is both an exploration of the human form in its many guises and the conjoining of man, woman and beast.

It takes many shapes and forms whether classical, dynamic, pared down, abstracted or cut very often with subversive wit.

Dancing in the flames of some infernal place, faceless human figures emerge from the raw stuff of life in these quick sketches in clay.
 

Nijinsky   ©

78 cm high x 29 cm wide

Unique

In the ballet ‘L’après-midi d'un faune’ Nijinsky’s choreography references the bas-relief figures on Grecian vases - a work where animalism exerts a powerful undercurrent, crossing the boundary between humanity and abandonment.

Zebraman   ©

44 cm high x 27 cm wide

Unique

Painted Man. Painted Horse.

The human figure and the zebra conjoined is a recurring theme for the artist. The zebra - ‘the painted horse’ is never simply treated as a naturalistic subject in this work.

The marks on the surface can belong to the man as much as to the animal, like a tattoo, but on the human they seem more transformative - an indicator of light and dark moods.

Patterns on a living being can act as a disguise or they can advertise in equal measure and both are deceptive.

 

Les Troubadours du Roi Bédouin   ©

40 cm high x 80 cm wide

Unique.

Blank-faced, astride zebras, with their bowlers and brollies, sporting DJ’s, anatolian slippers, instruments and violin cases; the mood is dark and troubling: will they just recite roundels or round us all up?

Nuit et Jour   ©

72 cm high x 58 cm wide

Unique

The striated brush marks, hidden dots, physical marks and scores are both composed with care but are also slashed with energy.

 

Minoan I – Haredevil   ©

93cm high x 70cm wide

Unique

This bull would make an ancient Cretan bull-acrobat feel at home, but this is a leap into fantasy: this daredevil, hare-masked figure is flying into Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland.

 

Le Turc et le Zébre   ©

80 cm high x 60 cm wide

Unique.

A circus act, but the relationship between man and beast is never quite black and white.

Loop de Loop   ©

87cm high x 72cm wide

Unique

Junk   ©

109cm high x 94cm wide

Unique

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