George Bouzianis (1885-1959) is considered as one of the “three fathers” of Modern Greek art (the other two being Parthenis and Maleas) and Greece’s foremost expressionist painter. On the occasion of his 62nd birth anniversary (mark…

Read more

The Athens Biennial, one of the most significant periodic international events of contemporary culture in Greece, returns for its seventh edition (Sep 24 – Nov 28, 2021) with an exciting program, featuring more than 450 works by 80 ar…

Read more

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…

Read more

This year’s Thessaloniki International Fair (85th TIF) is dedicated to “Greece’s Past, Present, and Future” within the framework of the country’s 200th anniversary since the Greek Revolution. As the fair concludes on Sun…

Read more

The exhibition "1821, The Feast" is one of the many cultural events taking place in Athens to commemorate Greece’s Bicentennial. The show – running through 10 October 2021- is organized by the Benaki Museum in collaboration with the Socia…

Read more

Greece’s peak summer season is here and among the world-renowned Greek artists that have best captured summer moments in his paintings is Alekos Fassianos. In fact, "Fassianos’ mythology was shaped by the Greek summer" as poet and art his…

Read more

One of the exhibitions worth visiting this Summer is “Yannis Gaitis’, the Crowd and Loneliness” which will be running through October 2021 at the Municipal Art Gallery of Larissa- G.I. Katsigras Museum. The show, which is co-curated…

Read more

"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…

Read more

The National Gallery - Alexandros Soutsos Museum is the most important in art gallery in Greece; it was founded in 1900 and is located in the centre of Athens. It houses around 20,000 works of art including paintings, sculptures and prints, predomina…

Read more

When the so-called Generation of the 1930s, the predominant modernist movements in Greece, established the term and notion of "Greekness", they associated it with various aspects of what they perceived as a genuine form of national identity. In this…

Read more

rethinking greece f1

reading greece final

filming greece banner 234768