Chryssa
1933–2013

Introduction

Chryssa Vardea-Mavromichali (Greek: Χρύσα Βαρδέα-Μαυρομιχάλη; December 31, 1933 – December 23, 2013) was a Greek American artist who worked in a wide variety of media. An American art pioneer in light art and luminist sculpture, known for her neon, steel, aluminum and acrylic glass installations, she always used the mononym Chryssa professionally. She worked from the mid-1950s in New York City studios and worked since 1992 in the studio she established in Neos Kosmos, Athens, Greece.

Wikidata identifier

Q536197

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Country of birth

Greece

Roles

Artist, painter, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500022002

Names

Chryssa, V. Chryssa, Varda Chryssa, Vardea Mavromichali Chryssa, Chryssa Vardea Mauromichalē, Chryssa Vardea Mavromichali, Chryssa Vardea-Mauromichaeli, Chryssa Vardea-Mavromichaeli

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