"Cyclist": Sculpture inspired by Alekos Fasianos "decorates" The Ellinikon Experience Park

“Cyclist”: Sculpture inspired by Alekos Fasianos “decorates” The Ellinikon Experience Park

The opportunity to admire it up close imposing sculpture “Bicyclist”based on his table Alekou Fasianos “Cyclist on a Balcony”, will have the audience that will visit it The Ellinikon Experience Parkthe city’s new urban park that never stops evolving and enriching its program with new activities and unique exhibits.

The impressive sculpture adorns the green hill opposite the Experience Centre, highlighting the cultural character of both The Ellinikon Experience Park and the iconic work of Ellinikon.

The sculpture “Cyclist” is inspired by the famous work of 1985, “Cyclist on the balcony”, by Alekos Fasianos. The creator, growing up in post-war Athens, enjoyed his days watching the cyclists hurry past him in the coastal neighborhoods of Attica. This fleeting image was the inspiration for the depiction of movement, through a profile figure whose hair was blowing briskly, holding airy scarves. In his work, the mythical heroes of antiquity become modern and at the same time eternal.

The “Bicyclist” of Hellinikon, as a modern hero, “opens” the way of Art for the Metropolitan Park of Hellinikon and constitutes the beginning of a wider collaboration with Greek artists.

The Ellinikon Experience Park operates daily from 10:00 to 23:00 and admission is free. Access is from Vouliagmenis Avenue, very close to the Hellinikon Metro stop. For the convenience of visitors, a free parking space has been created in the Park.

For the safety of visitors, the relevant procedures and recommendations established by the competent health authorities are followed.

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