Synthesizing images from pop, culture, architecture, and nature, painter Athos Zacharias creates dynamic works notable for their spontaneity and characterized by ART NEWS as "blindingly original." Now the one-time assistant to Willem de Kooning has produced a totally new group of paintings that unite major ideas of this "between generational" painter.
His work can be found in important collections including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.: the Museum of Art, Providence, R.I.; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Mass.; the Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, Mi.; the Butler Art Institute, Youngstown, Ohio; E.F. Hutton & Co., New York; and the Westinghouse Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pa.