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Takis
Nationality: 
greek
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1925
Sculptor and experimental artist. Born in Athens, no formal training, lived in London and Paris beginning in 1954. In London, associated with the Signals Gallery, which took its name from the "Signals" sculptures (kinetic sculptures made from steel and wire) made by Takis. In 1972, the Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Paris mounted a 20 year retrospective of his work. (Oxford Companion)