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Nikos Gyftakis's oil paintings break down the shape of the face into contours, just like a map breaks down the lay of the land into simple lines

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Swirling Lines Form Psychedelic Portraits

These Self-Portraits and Liquid Friends are energetic paintings by Nikos Gyftakis. Using vibrant colors and swirling brush strokes, the Greek artist blends curves and circular lines together to form each oil painting. From a distance, eyes and faces stare out at the viewer. Upon closer inspection, each face transforms into an abstract blur of patterns and textures.

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Swirling, Psychedelic Self Portraits by Nikos Gyftakis portraits painting - such beautiful colors and technique.

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Saatchi Online Artist- Nikos Gyftakis; self portrait. I am in awe of the artistry and it makes me smile when I look at it.

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Emotionally Expressive Self-Portraits Utilize Negative Space

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Magazine - Beautiful Portraits of Ethnic Women from Daniela Uhlig

Nikos Gyftakis was born in Athens, Greece in 1981. He studied Painting, at the School of Fine Arts at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. S...

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