Over the past year and a half, the art world has witnessed a fusion of the online and physical worlds. As art fairs and galleries return to in-person events this fall, it’s becoming clear that today’s art market is now a fully hybrid one&…

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No other painter of Greek descent shares the renown of Domenikos Theotokopoulos, universally known as "El Greco". Evidently classic and irrefutably modern, his visionary work is continuously rediscovered and reevaluated as a paradigm of genius, origi…

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The non-profit organization Greece in USA - a New York City-based organization that aims to promote contemporary Greek Culture in the United States – recently launched the second iteration of its program for the internationalization of Gre…

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George Rorris is one of the most important representatives of figurative art in Greece. Born in the village of Kosmas of Kynouria (Arcadia, Peloponnese) in 1963, he was a student of Panagiotis Tetsis and Yiannis Valavanides at the Athens School of Fi…

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"The Kiss" (2019), a deeply anthropocentric work -created by the internationally recognized Greek artist, Ilias Papailiakis- was recently transformed into a 22 meters high mural to emphasize the value of human contact, especially in times of isolatio…

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The dramatic events of the Greek War of Independence have served as a source of inspiration for many Greek and international artists, and have been the subject of several world-famous paintings, such as Eugène Delacroix’s Massacre at Chi…

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"Faces of the Hero” is a series of events presented by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) to mark the bicentenary of the Greek Revolution, which led to the emergence of the modern Greek state. “Which are the Faces of…

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Nikolaos Gyzis (1842-1901) was one of the most prominent Greek artists of the 19th century and an iconic representative of the so-called Munich School, which defined the artistic scene of the nascent Greek state. Famous for his genre paintings but al…

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In the context of the 2020 "Year of Melina Mercouri" and the vision for the reunification of the Parthenon sculptures

By Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki

Alexandra Kouroutaki is a member of the Laboratory teaching staff (EDIP) at the School of Architecture,…

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Οn 29 January 2020, at the Barbican Centre, London, the BBC Symphony Orchestra performed the world premiere of "Kyrie Eleison" by Greek composer Dimitrios Skyllas, the first Greek composer ever to be commissioned by this legendary orchestra.…

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