Through a long and prolific career in sculpture, Yanni never stops experimenting with materials and a variety of styles, lines and forms in his work. Every so often, he tries the aims of different artistic trends that are of interest to him, both conceptually and formalistically.
He is intensely influenced by the Cycladic and the Etruscan art, especially in the use of figures as he consistently elongates the human figure and he deforms it through elimination. He draws mythological and historic elements from the Minoan civilization as well as from the whole history and tradition of both Ancient and Modern Greece. Read more