Kinetic art is art that contains moving parts or depends on motion for its effect. The moving parts are generally powered by wind, a motor or the observer. Kinetic art encompasses a wide variety of overlapping techniques and styles.
... Takis was born in 1925 in Athens, and he is an internationally acclaimed self-taught sculptor ... He travelled, worked exhibited in Athens, Paris, London, New York and in many other cities ...
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