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Eleni Boukoura-Altamoura, the First Great Female Greek Painter

The artist Eleni Boukoura-Altamoura is widely known as the first great female Greek painter -- although there were likely many talented Greek women artists throughout history who were not recognized. Boukoura-Altamoura's incredible talent and tragic life inspired her works, which...

The Life and Work of Greek Surrealist Nikos Engonopoulos

Greek surrealist painter and poet Nikos Engonopoulos is one of the most well-known modern Greek painters internationally. He was an important figure in the Generation of the 1930s, a prominent group of artists and thinkers in Greece. This group was fascinated...

Artists Unite to Help Provide Earthquake Relief in Greece and Turkey

In a heart-warming act of compassion and solidarity, Nikos Nikolaidis, a Greek artist from Thessaloniki, and Mikail Akar, an eight-year-old art prodigy of Turkish descent, have collaborated on a large-scale painting in the wake of the disastrous earthquake that...

What the World Can Learn From Greece’s Passion for the Arts

The Greek model of supporting the arts is both old and ongoing; it embraces difference and internationalism and believes art is the cornerstone to civil society. We should learn from that model.

Exarcheia: Most Misunderstood Neighborhood in Athens

Often referred to as the anarchist neighbourhood of Athens, there is much more to Exarcheia than immediately meets the eye.

Greek Artist Creates Entire Mural With a Black Marker

Greek artist Stefanos Papadimos used a single black marker to change the popular cafe and vegan restaurant "Solasta."

The Spartan Photographer Who Brings Greece 1821 Back to Life

Elias Pergantis is a photographer whose work created a spectacular result that revives the moments of the Greek War of Independence of 1821.

Australian Artist Captures Greece in Year-Long Project

Artist Jason Roberts traveled across Greece for over a year in order to capture images of which he believes encapsulate Greek heritage.

Stunning Mosaics Created by Greek Doctor — Using Expired Pills

Eleni Ioannidou, a doctor at the Rethymno Hospital, has been creating lately impressive mosaics using just expired pills.

Old Tobacco Factory in Athens to be Converted into Avant-Garde Art Space

The world-renowned Greek art foundation Neon will convert Athens' historic Lenorman Street Tobacco Factory into a venue for a cutting-edge art exhibition called "Portals" next year. After the exhibition ends, the venue will be handed back to the Greek state...