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El Greco: The Greek Painter Who Changed the Art World

El Greco is one of the best known artists in the entire history of Western art, as his works have influenced painters over the centuries.

How The Gold of Florence Revived Greco-Roman Classical Art

In the early 1200s, the flourishing Roman-barbarian city of Florence was filling its banks and institutions with gold. Close to Rome and bordering on the Exarchate of Ravenna, Florence began garnering its own independence and political organization. Despite Latin...

Did Greek Art Inspire China’s Terracotta Army?

The alleged “Greekness” of the Terracotta Army went viral, but archaeologists in China were skeptical of the influence of Greek art.

Boissonnas, the Photographer of the Greek Land and People

Photographer François-Frédéric Boissonnas took some of the most beautiful images ever captured of Greece during his travels throughout the country. By Eugenia Russell This October is the 76th anniversary of the death of the great Swiss landscape photographer François-Frédéric Boissonnas (June...