Maria Loizidou

Maria Loizidou was born in Cyprus, and lives and works in Nicosia. She studied at the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts of Lyon and was awarded a grant to study psychoanalysis in Paris with Armando Verdiglione, an Italian psychoanalyst and student of Lacan. This experience had a profound influence on her work, which explores the individual’s collective history and personal memories, and constantly finds new inspirations in her reflection on political and social issues. As a plastic artist, she uses materials as diverse as soil, metal, resin, cast iron or paper, as well as textile. Her sculptures, installations and videos may be laid down, fixed or suspended.

Maria Loizidou collaborates with museums and art galleries around the world and creates public artworks.
For her first collaboration with PINTON, under the art direction of Yves Sabourin, Maria Loizidou imagined a vibrant yellow square rug conjuring up the sun. One gets lost contemplating the four elements represented in each corner like the clues in a treasure hunt, the beginning of a fairy-tale.

Alexander
Calder

Alexandra
Roussopoulos

Beatriz
Milhazes

Bruno
Fael

Danielle
Vochims

Dem189

Etel
Adnan

Fernand
Léger

Françoise
Quardon

Giulio
Paolini

Jean-Michel
Othoniel

Joe
Tilson

Johan
Creten

Jory
Pradelle

Julien
Colombier

Le Corbusier

Lionel Jadot

Marc
Couturier

Perrin
Perrin

Qubo
Gas

Roger Mühl

Sonia
Delaunay