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Athens is Athens

Understandably, many creative artists in Athens and Greece are not only dismissive of the recent ‘Athens is the new Berlin’ mantra, but also, and rightly so, many find it hugely offensive. For a city which has been continuously inhabited...

Eye’s Walk Digital Festival to be Held on Syros July 27-29

Eye’s Walk Digital Festival will be held in Ermoupolis, Syros island, on July 27-29. It is an innovative festival that connects the unique architectural legacy of Syros with public space and the community of the island, through the most modern...

Inspired by ‘Iketides’: George Drivas’ ‘Laboratory of Dilemmas’ at 57th International Art Exhibition in Venice

The Greek artist, George Drivas, will be displaying his video installation titled Laboratory of Dilemmas as he represents Greece at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. The event in Venice, Italy, will be taking place from...

International Exhibition 'Documenta 14' Opens in Athens on April 8

The much-anticipated international contemporary art exhibition Documenta 14 finally opens in Athens on April 8. The event will take over the city extending over more than 40 different public institutions, squares, cinemas, university locations, and libraries. Visitors are invited to...

'The Sculpted River of Larissa' Competing for the Council of Europe's Landscape Award

The work The experiment of Larissa -- the Sculpted River -- developing water codes in the centre of the city of Larissa will contest for the Council of Europe's Landscape Award. In total 13 European cities participate in the...

Renowned Greek Painter Dimitris Mytaras Dies at 83

One of Greece's most important artists, Dimitris Mytaras, passed away on Thursday at age 83. Mytaras was the most renowned contemporary Greek painter while his works were showcased globally. During the time of the Greek military junta of 1967-1974,...

Call for Entries for the 7th Antipodean Palette Group Exhibition

It's that time of year again -- The Greek Australian Cultural League (GACL) has announced that it is inviting artists to submit their work for the Antipodean Palette Group Exhibition. This year the exhibition will be taking place from August...

German 'Documenta 14' Exhibition to be Held in Athens!

Documenta 14, one of the world’s biggest international modern art exhibitions, has been held in the German city of Kassel since 1955. For the first time the exhibition will take place in two cities – Kassel and Athens. “Inspiration could...

Chinese Scholar Lectures on Historical Art and Cultural Exchange Along Maritime Silk Road

Dr. Zhang Qing, Head of the Curatorial and Research Department at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing gave a lecture titled Maritime Culture and Chinese Art at the Hellenic American College in Athens on November 23. IN his...

National Museum of Contemporary Art Opens New Exhibition Halls

On Monday evening, November 7, the National Museum of Contemporary Art (NMCA) is inaugurating the entire ground and first floor of the building with an exhibition titled Urgent Conversations: Athens – Antwerp. The ground and first floor will be dedicated to...