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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...

Van Gogh, Picasso, and El Greco Masterpieces Find New Home in Athens

A new museum displaying international contemporary and modern art will soon open its doors in the heart of Athens. Opening on Wednesday, October 2, after twenty-six years of planning, the time has finally come for the long-awaited opening of the...

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...

Original Works by Contemporary Greek Artists to Sell in Museums and Archaeological Sites Around Greece

Original works by contemporary Greek artists will be put on sale in the country’s museums and archaeological sites under a deal signed on Wednesday between the Visual Arts Chamber of Greece and the Archaeological Receipts Fund (ARF), which manages...

Yioryios Papayioryiou Exhibit ‘Distorting the Inherent’ Translates Realities into Abstracts

Creative Sydney-based artist, Yioryios Papayioryiou is presenting his latest works at an exhibition titled "Distorting the Inherent" at the Arterial Gallery in Sydney from May 4 through May 28. While translating architectural principles into visions of fashion and art, Papayioryiou has used...

Art Exhibition from the Center of Athens Travels to Toronto

The Contemporary Greek Art Institute presents the exhibition "Open Archive: Public art from the center of Athens" in Toronto, Canada. The exhibition focuses on public Greek art that has been installed or was proposed for the historical center of the city of...

5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art

The 5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art has promised an entertaining and educative summer to the public, filled with exhibitions in various cultural venues across the northern Greek city. The Biennale opened on June 24 and will continue through the...