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Dürer Drawing Bought for $30 is Actually Worth 30 Million

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...

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...

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.

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...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Collaborate with Lincoln Center on “Agora”

On Thursday, the Stavros Niarchos Cultural Foundation (SNF) and the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts announced their collaboration to rework the outdoor public space on the grounds of the cultural center in New York City. Using funds from the...

Australian Artist and Philhellene Max Grierson Inspired by Beauty of Greece

In his pen and ink drawings, with delicate touches of watercolors, Australian artist and philhellene Max Grierson manages to capture the unique sensation of strolling through Athens and the Greek islands. His drawings perfectly depict the country's distinctive architecture...

Digital Exhibition Displays Treasures Held at Mt. Athos to Public

Through a digital exhibition, Athens Concert Hall is allowing visitors a rare glimpse into the treasures housed at Mt. Athos, including amazing codices, illuminated manuscripts, and gorgeous works of art. Mt. Athos, located in Northern Greece, is home to around...

Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum

After closing its doors for over 100 days due to Covid-19, the British Museum opened on Thursday. Among the first visitors to the museum were protestors demanding the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. During its period of closure,...