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Eight Magnificent 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.

Ancient Greek Masterpieces Were Painted in Dazzling Colors

It is nearly impossible to imagine the sparkling white sculptures of ancient Greece painted in a variety of bright colors.

Should We Blame Ancient Greece for Today’s Search for Six-Pack Abs?

The cultural obsession with six-pack abdominal muscles shows no signs of abating. And if research into male body image is to be believed, it will likely only grow, thanks to social media. By Conor Heffernan Today, there’s an entire industry centered...

British Museum To Decide Fate of Parthenon Marbles, Johnson Tells Mitsotakis

British PM Boris Johnson told visiting Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday that the British Museum alone is responsible for dealing with Greece's request for the return of the Parthenon Marbles. “The Prime Minister said that he understood the strength...

George Clooney Calls for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

George Clooney called for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece saying that “the Sculptures must be returned to their original owner.”

Greek Australians Lead Way in Demanding Return of Parthenon Sculptures

The nation of Australia has taken steps to intensify the international pressure placed on Great Britain to return the priceless Parthenon Sculptures back to Greece from the British Museum in London. Choosing to speak out on May 21, the World...

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...

Cyprus’ Ayia Napa To Create Mediterranean’s First Underwater Museum

Ayia Napa, Cyprus' most popular tourist destination, is set to have the first-ever underwater museum in the Mediterranean, soon to be created off the island's Pernera Beach. On Friday, June 14, the mayor of Ayia Napa, along with Cypriot authorities and...

Project ART.Reef: An Underwater Museum for the Pagasetic Gulf

The scientific team of the Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment Department of the University of Thessaly is aiming to create a museum of underwater sculptures at the bottom of the Pagasetic Gulf (Project ART.Reef ). Project ART.Reef is an ambitious research project,...

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

Athens Mayor George Kaminis announced his decision to move statues from central areas where vandalism is rife.The services of the Municipality of Athens on Thursday announced that they have already pinpointed 49 statues that are safe and are examining...