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This is the Oldest Known Cycladic Sculpture of Ancient Greece

The Fat Lady of Saliagos (also known as The Naked Lady of Saliagos) is the oldest known Cycladic sculpture. It is a marble figure from the Aegean Neolithic period discovered on the tiny islet of Saliagos between the Greek islands...

The Ancient Greek Sculpture of Eros Captures Purity of Love

Eros, the ancient Greek god of love, is captured in this exquisite sculpture exhibited in the Metropolitan Museum of New York sleeping peacefully. It is likely a religious sculpture that was dedicated to a sanctuary in honor of the gods...

Vladimir Putin Sculpture in New York City’s Central Park

A sculpture of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been recently erected in a playground in New York's Central Park. The bright red statue depicts Putin sitting atop a miniature war tank. French artist James Colomina took credit for the statue on...

Iconic Louis Bourgeios Sculpture “Maman” on Display in Athens

Louis Bourgeois' iconic sculpture "Maman" is currently on display on the grounds of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in Athens. The sculpture, which was created in 1999, will be on display for free in the Greek capital for...

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...