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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...

3D Crossings Amaze Greek City

    Residents of Naoussa could be taking a walk on the wild side every time they cross the road, as a series of weird and wonderful 3D pedestrian crossings have been unveiled in the northern city. The municipality is the first...

Madonna Posts Greek Graffiti of Herself on her Instagram Account

International pop sensation and sex bomb Madonna just made a Greek graffiti artist very happy. She posted one of his Athens street creations on her Instagram account. Madonna posted a photo of a graffiti by artist George Callas. Underneath her...

Angry Street Art is Making Athens Hip, Says the Economist

The British magazine Economist says that anti-austerity artists are impressing the tourists in Athens with their imaginative street art and graffiti on buildings. Much of the graffiti scrawled or stencilled on empty buildings and shuttered shop fronts has a resentful tone....

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...

Internationally Known Street Artist INO Sprays His Art in Cypriot Parliament

Internationally known Greek street artist INO, created the faces of Solon and Pericles in the interior space of the Cypriot Parliament. INO is one of few street artists in the world who has sprayed graffiti in a Parliament. INO also...

Graffiti in Athens: Street Art Renaissance or Crisis Outcry?

We spoke to one of Greece's most popular street artists to find out if the crisis played a role in Athens' graffiti renaissance. A few months ago a German friend of mine who was visiting Greece told me she considers...