Costa Magarakis - "1888JTR" - mixed media on fiberglass, Approx. 47cm (18.5”)
Costa Magarakis (Israel) is a fine art trained artist working with different kinds of mediums and specializing in sculptures.
His work can be expressed as a gothic wonderland illuminating the gray area between truths and lies.
His work is often a combination of grotesque imagery that is drawn from modern symbols and icons merged with mythology, religion and science. Lives and works In Tel-Aviv, a city that continues to inspire his dark visions.
"I often find archetypes in old children’s books and toys. I am attracted to things that evoke memories from childhood. The grotesque and the unknown are all important themes in the body of my work. I try to express something from my inner mind". - Costa Magarakis