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Prominent Greek Painter Panayiotis Tetsis Passes at 91

One of Greece's most renowned painters and academics, Panayiotis Tetsis, passed away at an Athens hospital early Saturday at the age of 91, Greek state agency ANA reports. Born on the Greek island of Hydra in 1925, Tetsis is best...

Famous Greek Painter Dimitris Mytaras Near Blind

Greek painter Dimitris Mytaras has lost 90% of his eyesight. The famous artist has been facing several health problems often leading to hospital visits. The diagnosis that was made a few days ago, showed that the 82-year-old painter had suffered...

Athens 2nd Street Art Festival

The austerity measures have driven Greeks into a state of desperation over the last four years and the troubled times that many are coping with are now being expressed all over the walls of Athens. Around 60 artists participated in...

7th Biennale of Greece’s Schools of Fine Arts Held in June

One hundred students of the Greek Schools of Fine Arts will present their works in the 7th Student Biennale, organized in June by the Greek art newspaper “Ta Nea tis Technis” (“The Art News”) in cooperation with the Liaison...

Athens Street Art Festival 2014

Every Saturday until the end of June 2014, thirty European and thirty Greek Street Artists ask us to meet them at Spata, Athens, to join them in drawing the Smart Park, industrial buildings, storehouses as well as other public...

When Athens met Street Art

The work of some artists cannot be “restricted” to a gallery or placed in an exhibition.These pieces are made for a different purpose. Their creators use art to express their feelings. They were inspired by the “streets” and that...

Art Exhibit in the Centre of Athens

It is the fourth time that the program "Art and the City" will host a group exhibition in a central passage of Athens. Specifically, on Friday November 8,  students and graduates of Athens School of Fine Arts will be...

Twenty European Street Artists to Color Athens

Twenty top street artists from all over Europe are coming to change the hazy face of Athens. Lively colors and smart messages on the city’s walls, starting from the Athens School of Fine Arts and from public buildings of...