Stella Sevastopoulos

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FokiaNou, a hub of Greek and foreign art fusion in Athens

FokiaNou is a breeding ground where new artistic concepts and ideas brew, by bringing together foreign artists (and expats) with Greek artists. This artist-run space, in the heart of Athens, …

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‘The Greek mentality is still a free one,’ says world-famous Canadian pianist Alain Lefevre who purchased Athens home

World-renowned French born Canadian classical pianist and composer Alain Lefevre purchased a place in Greece in 2015, a long-time dream, years after his first ‘coup de foudre’ for the country …

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The expat arts scene in Greece: Those who came, those who left, those in limbo

The art world of Greece is diverse in many ways. The ex-pats that have chosen to live and work here in Greece have added to this diversity. The echoes of …

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Greek Australian artists and art dealers joined the action at Art Athina 2019

Art Athina, Greece’s largest annual, international contemporary art fair, this year in its 24th edition, was inaugurated by Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Friday the 13th at its new venue …

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‘Greek artists don’t play by the rules,’ says prominent art dealer Stavros Mihalarias

Stavros Mihalarias, one of Greece’s most prominent art restorer and dealer (who also creates semi-abstract sculptures of coloured steel), started off his career as an icon restorer in 1960, working …

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Insider’s guide to the two sides of Samos: Greek tourist paradise vs refugee ‘jungle’

Samos is situated where Europe ends and the East begins. In comparison to the Cyclades, it is an emerald island. On some beaches the green hues of the pine and …