A close-up macro photograph of an ant’s face that was showcased at the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition seems to come straight from a horror movie. The eerie image of an ant captured by Lithuanian photographer Eugenijus Kavaliauskas resembles a...
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 '30s, a prominent group of artists and thinkers in Greece. This group was fascinated...
A rare exhibition of paintings by 19th-century European Philhellenes opened at the Teloglion Fine Arts Foundation, Thessaloniki, on Thursday.
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 often...
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.
Jeff Koons, one of the world's most famous contemporary artist, adorned the Greek island of Hydra with his own version of an ancient Greek temple of Apollo. The iconic American artist transformed the Slaughterhouse, an art space located just outside...
Often referred to as the anarchist neighbourhood of Athens, there is much more to Exarcheia than immediately meets the eye.
Eleni Ioannidou, a doctor at the Rethymno Hospital, has been creating lately impressive mosaics using just expired pills.
A Massachusetts man walked away with a simple fake jade necklace and a small drawing when he visited an estate sale in Concord one day in 2016, spending a total of $31. Little did he know that the drawing was...