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11,000-Year-Old Greek Cave Art Found on Crete

The earliest Greek cave art depicting extinct animals was discovered on Crete and is believed to be at least 11,000 years old. Dating back to the last Ice Age, the artwork was found in Asphendou Cave located near the village...

Ten Stunning Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Art

There are countless masterpieces of Ancient Greek art scattered in museums around the world.

10 Priceless Masterpieces in the National Gallery of Greece

The most long awaited re-opening is that of Greece's National Gallery, which houses countless masterpieces of Greek art.

Alexandros Iolas: The Rise and Tragic Fall of Greece’s Greatest Art Collector

The story of Alexandros Iolas, Greece's greatest art collector, reads, appropriately, like a Greek tragedy.

Eight Magnificent Ancient Greek Works of Art Found in Foreign Museums

The Parthenon Marbles are the most famous of all the Greek antiquities displayed in museums outside the country.

The Ancient Greek Treasures Housed in Paris Museums

Numerous artistic treasures from or inspired by Greece are housed in Paris museums. Undoubtedly, the foundation of Western civilization is rooted in ancient Greece, and, whether architecture, philosophy, or other facets of human existence, the Hellenes (Greeks) were pioneers...

El Greco: The Greek Painter Who Changed the Art World

El Greco is one of the best known artists in the entire history of Western art, as his works have influenced painters over the centuries.

Did Greek Art Inspire China’s Terracotta Army?

The alleged “Greekness” of the Terracotta Army went viral, but archaeologists in China were skeptical of the influence of Greek art.

The Beauty of Greek Doors in Washington Photo Exhibition

The Greek embassy in Washington D.C. is currently hosting the photo exhibition of Dody Tsiantar, "Glimpses of Greece: Door Portraits". The exhibition, which will be on display until June 15, features stunning photographs taken by Tsiantar on her iPhone...

Greek Artist Captures Essence of Hellenism Through Pop Art

Greek artist Caroline Rovithi is motivated by the motto "All You Need is Greece," when creating her bright, bold, and empowering artwork.