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John Craxton: The British Painter with a Greek Soul

British painter John Craxton, who lived from 1922 until 2009, is known for his iconic depiction of his beloved second home—Greece. The life and work of this extraordinary philhellene are the subjects of a new exhibition called "John Craxton: A...

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."

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.

Artist and Actor Billy Zane Honored at Thessaloniki Art Fair

Greek-American actor Billy Zane, who has also become an accomplished artist over the last 25 years, was recently recognized for his work at the fourth Art Thessaloniki International Contemporary Art Fair. Zane describes his work as abstract expressionism, and spoke about how...

Greek Artist Jannis Kounellis Dies At 80 in Rome

The talented Jannis Kounellis has passed away in Rome at the age of 80. Born in Piraeus, Greece in 1936, the Greek artist Jannis Kounellis was an internationally renowned artist. He begun the journey into a fruitful career as an artist when...

France Honors Greek Artist Alekos Fassianos

Acclaimed Greek artist Alekos Fassianos, who has studied in Paris for 35 years, received one of the greatest honors of the French Republic a few days ago at the French Embassy in Athens. In his brief greeting after receiving the...

Greek Australian Wins First Prize in Photography For Crumpled Piece of Paper

A picture of a crumpled piece of wrapping paper won the first prize at a famous photo exhibition taking place in the Gold Coast area of Australia. It was taken by Greek-Australian Eugenia Raskopoulos who received, apart from the...

Greek Student Creates Art Application

Friday, May 18, at 8pm, the Tellogleion Foundation of Arts in Thessaloniki hosts young Greek student Fotini Valeontis, who created a new application called USEUM. By using this application, someone could search for any work, artist or event in...

Greek Warrior Queen of the 21st Century

The Amazons in Ancient Greece were women who fought like men. They were a nation of all female[...]

2011 DESTE Prize Goes to Anastasia Douka

The 2011 DESTE Prize was granted to Anastasia Douka last night. The 32-years-old artist, obviously touched, received her award by Kasper König, director of the Ludwig Musem in Cologne, Germany, who explained all reasons why the international 5-member  jury...