Stelios Faitakis


Born in 1976 à Athens (Greece) where he lives and works.

Stelios Faitakis graduated from the Athens School of Fine Arts. 
He is one of the pioneering figures in the street art movement that has flourished in Athens since the mid-1990s. 
In 2013, Faitakis presented a mural for his exhibition in Holbæk, Denmark, 
and has been commissioned to produce several works in situ on walls, including at the 1st Kiev Biennale Arsenale 2012 curated by David Elliott (2012), at the Danish Pavilion of the 54th Venice Biennale with the exhibition entitled Speech Matters curated by Katerina Gregos (2011), at the Museum 
of Contemporary Art Los Angeles for the exhibition Art in the Streets curated 
by Jeffrey Deitch (2011), on the walls of Winwood Walls in Miami curated 
by Jeffrey Deitch (2009) and at the 1st Athens Biennale Destroy Athens (2007). 
He was shortlisted for the third edition of the Jean-Francois Prat Prize (2014).
He is represented by the gallery Allouche Benias (Athens).

. Allouche Benias Gallery (Athens)

In Danger of Lust, 2013 
Technique mixte sur toile / Mixed media on canvas,
245 x 193 cm. / 96,5 x 76 in.
Courtesy The Breeder (Athènes, Monaco)
Imposition Symphony, 2011 
Pavillon Danois, 54ème Biennale de Venise 2011 / Danish Pavillon 54th Venice Biennale
Realized with the generous support of MM. Spyros & Philip Niarchos
Courtesy The Breeder (Athènes, Monaco)
Crescendo, 2013, 
Technique mixte sur toile / Mixed media on canvas
240 x 160 cm. / 94,49 x 63 in.
Courtesy The Breeder (Athènes, Monaco)
Socrates Drinks the Conium – Left Guard (détail), 2007 
Commande murale, Technique mixte sur toile / Site specific mural commission, Mixed media
Dimensions variables / Variable dimenisons
Vue d’installation à Destroy Athens, 1ère Biennale d’Athènes / 
Installation view at Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennale
Courtesy The Breeder (Athènes, Monaco)