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The Hellenic Initiative Joins in Fight Against Graffiti in Athens

The Hellenic Initiative is working with the Athens Partnership to scrub off the graffiti found in Athens' oldest neighborhood, Plaka.

Ancient Greeks Left Their Mark in Egypt in 591 BC – in Graffiti

The urge to leave your mark for posterity is nothing new, as ancient Greek graffiti carved into an Egyptian Temple clearly shows.

Ten Unique Murals in Athens, From the Sublime to the Ridiculous

Athens is a city filled with graffiti and murals of all kinds. Looking at the street art around it can help you get to the soul of the city!

New Street Art Honors Heroes of Greek War of Independence

Vibrant new street art depicting heroes from the Greek War of Independence has recently appeared on the walls of buildings across Athens, Greece's bustling capital city. While street art and graffiti in the Greek capital often contain political slogans or...

The Beautiful Mural Inspired by Greece’s Lockdown

A mural inspired by the pandemic is gathering attention in Drama, where the street art was painted on the side of an apartment building.

Athens Authorities Continue Anti-Graffiti, Cleanup Campaign in City Center

On Sunday, Athens municipal authorities continued their new campaign to clean up and beautify downtown Athens -- perhaps most importantly, by removing the graffiti which has for so long been a visual blight on the Greek capital. A team of workers...

Greek Artist Paints Mural Dedicated to Victims of 2018 Fire

A touching tribute to the 102 victims of the 2018 fire in Mati, eastern Attica, where 102 people lost their lives has been created by a street artist who goes by the name of "Hambas" in nearby Rafina, Greece. The...

Owl Graffiti on Wall of Abandoned Building Goes Viral From One Virtual Wall to Another

Greece's economy may have taken a downward spiral, however, graffiti thrives in the Greek capital making Athens a paradise for graffiti artists. The most recent acquisition to go viral is a work depicting the famous Owl of Athens on...

Greek Street Artist Adorns Cyprus' Parliament

INO is a Greek street artist who has created the most impressive and artful murals in Athens. Recently, he was invited to Cyprus to make a mural for the country's parliament in Nicosia. His works can be found in several...

All Athens Graffiti Collected in One Space in Plaka

"The contemporary capital for street art in Europe," is the title of the photo exhibition of photojournalist Rachel Harpaz, which is hosted in Plaka. The exhibition presents photos that depict the best graffiti in the center of Athens and is about...