Nada es real

excepto la real.

2018. Pencils, charcoal, acrylics, india ink

and paper collage on handmade paper.

76X56cm / 100X77cm framed


FREAKSHOW, Match More Art Gallery, 2018

Let me take you down / 'Cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields / Nothing is real
And nothing to get hung about / Strawberry Fields forever / 
Strawberry Fields forever /

Strawberry Fields forever...

John Lennon / Paul Macartney

However, Frantzeskakis's innermost vision is not there! He employes pencil, ink and the minimum of color in order to claim 'Nada es real excepto la real' smiling conspiratively to Rene Magritte (Belgium, 1889-1967) and exhibiting together with him a flawless female nude in the swirl of a hypothetic pipe.

Instead of a foreword... I. N. Arhontakis