Sophia Vari  (Greek, 1940) 

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Sophia Vari Biography
1940   Born: Vari, Greece
1942   Moved to Switzerland
1960   Married artist Fernando Botero
2002   Lives and works in Paris and Pietrasanta, Italy
  Studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris
Selected Exhibitions
2009   Art Chicago 2009, Atrium Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
2007   International Blitz, Atrium Gallery, St. Louis, MO, USA
Galleria d’Arte Contini, Venice, Italy
2005   Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY, USA
2005   Museo de Arte Moderno, Granada, Spain
2005   Museo de Arte Moderno, Sevilla, Spain
2005   Museo de Arte Moderno, Girona, Spain
2005   Sophia Vari à Saint Germain des Prés, Paris, France (solo)
2004   Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
2004   Piazza della Repubblica, Rome, Italy
2004   National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2003   City of Pietrasanta, Pietrasanta, Italy (solo)
2003   Galerie Liliane Sicard, Geneva, Switzerland
Comune di Pietrasanta – Assessorato alla Cultura, Chiesa di San Agostino et Piazza del Duomo, Italy
2002   Sophia Vari: Monumental Sculpture, Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria, Florence, Italy (solo)
2002   Piece Unique Variations, Paris (solo)
2002   Piece Unique, Paris, France (solo)
2001   Ludwig Museum, Kombletz, Germany
Frank Pages Gallery, Liechtentaler Allee à Augustaplatz, Baden-Baden, Germany
2001   Major Recent Sculptures, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY, USA (solo)
2001   Sophia Vari: Monumental Sculpture, Rue de la Constitution, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2001   Assemblages, UBS, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2001   Rue de la Constitution, “Sophia Vari: Monumental Sculpture,” Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2000   Fiera Artissima – Pièce Unique, Turin, Italy
Palazzo Bricherasio, Turin, Italy
FIAC – Pièce Unique, Paris, France
1999   Pièce Unique, Paris, France
Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
1998   Ulrich Art Gallery, Wichita, USA
Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA
1997   Butler Art Institute, Youngstown, USA
Frank Pages Gallery, Baden-Baden, Germany
The Art Show – Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA
1996   Salon de Mars Nohra Haime Gallery, Paris, France
1995   Fondation Verannemam, Kruishoutem, Belgium
1994   Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA
1992   Sala Gaspar Galeria d’Arte, Barcelona, Spain
1991   Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela
1988   Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA
1987   Galeria Alfred Wild, Bogota, Colombia
1986   Galerie d’Eendt, Amsterdam, The Netherland
1985   Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA
1983   Galeria Juana Mordo, Madrid, Spain (solo)
1981   Fondation Veranneman, Kruishoutem, Belgium (solo)
1981   Aberbach Fine Art, New York, NY, USA (solo)
1978   Desmos Gallery, Alexandre Iolas, Athens, Greece (solo)
1978   Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
1976   Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY, USA (solo)
1975   Museu de Arte Moderna, Sao Paulo, Brazil (solo)
Literature
1999   Spring, J. Sophia Vari. New York : Rizzoli, 1999.
1998   Sophia Vari : polychrome sculpture. New York : Nohra Haime Gallery, 1998