born in Paris and studied art and photography.
attended a School of Art and followed courses in the art of
steel and metal constructions. He has had five solo
exhibitions in Nicosia, Paphos and Larnaca and has taken part in many
group exhibitions. His work is characterised by freshness
and harmony and coordination of movement and shapes within
explosions of bright colours.
Hadjithomas, among other things, has this to say:
“The work of
Achilleas Christou have inner pathways that lead to his
personal view of the world that surrounds him and through
which he is struggling to correlate comprehensively and
communicatively; they are characterised by sensitivity, the
brightness of colour and the tandem dynamics developed
warm to express his personal feelings with regard to the
environment but also to the atmosphere within which he
himself wishes to move and create. Behind all this are
personal quests, extensions and interpretations of the
artists’ life as they are printed on his subconscious.
a plain style, with simple expressive means, manages to
capture the interest immediately and to surprise with the
boldness of colours. He succeeds in combining this boldness
with sensitivity but also with the aesthetic identification
of the image.
succeeded in presenting a balanced form and content that
results in a dynamic conclusion. He is an artist who moves
within the meaning of a clear, colourful form and its
operational extension in a world seeking his identity.
Achilleas Christou’s work is an expression of a continuous
search for the colour-figurative surfaces of a canvas that
encompass mental and spiritual quests seeking to find a way
out into the light. In interpreting the phenomenon of the
struggle between quality and quantity, this artist proposes