Stathis Chrysikopoulos, borrows freely from the newer traditions in art. This is not unusual artists are always influenced by their antecedents, but undistilled borrowing is no more than imitation.
Chrysikopoulos, who studied in Italy, has drawn upon the Italian Arte Povera and the Visual Poetry movements. The derivative nature of his work was apparent in the many disparate and undeveloped styles he adopts. Although the works were colorful, making the show pleasantly aesthetic, its overall effect was superficial.