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Santorini Sculptor Teaches Ancient Art To International Visitors

Santorini sculptor Gregory Kouskouris has made a name not only for his exquisite creations but also for his sculpture courses.

Construction Workers Unearth Ancient Greek Gem in Downtown Athens

Α spectacular ancient Greek sculpture was unearthed in the downtown Agia Irini (St Irene) Square of Athens on Saturday during construction work. The news was shared by Kostas Bakoyannis, the mayor of the city of Athens, through a Facebook post. There...

Bust of Greek Poet Sappho Discovered In Turkish Museum

A sculpture portraying a woman which has been on display in the Antalya Archeological Museum for nearly 50 years has recently been discovered to belong to Sappho, the first and most important female poet of ancient Greece. Professor Havva İşkan...

Forgotten Sculpture of Alexander the Great Found in Greek Museum's Storage

An ancient sculpture of Alexander the Great was recently discovered in a Greek museum's storage room, a leading archaeologist revealed recently on Facebook. Angeliki Kottaridi said the sculptural portrait of the Macedonian king had been forgotten for years in the...

Australian Sculptor Creates Statue Inspired By Iris of Parthenon

World-famous Australian sculptor Sam Jinks recently created a new statue called ''THE MESSENGER'' (''Η ΑΓΓΕΛΙΑΦΟΡΟΣ'' in Greek), which will be exhibited at Australia's Hellenic Museum. According to the Museum, the new sculpture is inspired by an ancient Greek statue of the...

Thessaloniki’s Emblematic ‘Umbrellas’ Open in Egypt (photos)

A copy of a sculpture that has has become an iconic feature of Thessaloniki's waterfront is will be gracing a cosmopolitan beach near Egypt's Alexandria. 'Umbrellas,' an iconic installation series by Greek sculptor George Zongolopoulos (1903-2004), was installed a few...

A Sculpture in Athens Divides Public Opinion

Dozens of local residents of Palaio Faliro, south of Athens, led by the local priest marched on Sunday at the site of a controversial sculpture and demanded its removal. The bright-red sculpture "Phylax" (guard in Greek), has offended some who...

Yerassimos Sklavos’ Sculptures to Auction at Bonhams Greek Art Sale in London

Two sculptures by Yerassimos Sklavos will be on auction at the Bonhams Greek Art sale in London on November 16. The two sculptures up for sale are Evolution (1962) and Volcano (1964-65) and are both estimated at £40,000-60,000. The late sculptor...

Greeks Offer Olympic Games Sculpture to City of Montreal

An impressive sculpture, symbolizing the Olympic Games around the globe, was installed in Gaia park at the municipality of Town of Mount Royal, a region located on the border of Parc Extension. It is a sculpture by Praxitelis Tzanoulinos, crafted in Greece,...

Greek Shadow Artist Teodosio Sectio Aurea

Greek artist Teodosio Sectio Aurea creates unique and original pieces of art by masterfully playing with shadows and three-dimensional compositions. Aurea, self-taught, creates extremely detailed sculptures from metal and wire, which are bent and shaped to create a perfect shadow. At first...