Χαίρετε, my name is Aristomenis Tsolakis and I am self-taught painter. My knowledge, general and specific, are the result of many years of study in social, scientific and philosophical issues and mainly in Greek philosophy and mythology. Personalities and world history ideas also influenced and influence in my thoughts and my actions, both as a human and as an artist. With great appreciation and admiration to their works, I invoke them……Homer, Hesiod, Pythagoras, Polygnotus, Herakleitus, Apelles, Phidias, Plato, Aeschylus, Euripides, Sophocles, Empedocles, Parmenides, Zeno. Breton, Aristophanes,Thucydidis, Beethoven, Karkavitsas, Giorgione, Kazantzakis, Gauguin, Embirikos, Dali, Ernst, Eggonopoulos, Van Gogh, 'Elytis, Raphael, Greco, Picasso, Vermeer, Astrapas, De Chirico, Seferis, Magritte, Cezanne, Kalvos, Solomos , Papadiamantis, Chants, Panselinos, Varnalis, Ritsos, Tsaroyxis, folk songs, Castaneda, Ramfos, Jethro Tull, Genesis, Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Cream, Who, Oldfield, [url removed], J. Lennon, "TsitsanoVamvax", Theodorakis, Hadjidakis, Markopoulos, Savvopoulos, Papazoglou, Papathanasiou, Rasoulis, Malamas, Peridis, AVATON Antigoni Tsolakis.