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Greek wins 2018 Cover of the Year for TIME

San Francisco-based artist John Mavroudis used words and phrases from Christine Blasey FOrd’s testimony during the Senate hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to create an …

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John Cleese to head to Athens in September

British actor/comedian John Cleese will be performing at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus (Irodion) on 20 September in Athens. The show, titled “John Cleese Live at the Acropolis”, marks the …

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The British Museum and the creative displacement of the Parthenon Marbles

When the director of the British Museum, Dr Hartwig Fischer, recently declared that the museum was the fiduciary owner of the Parthenon Marbles and that their displacement to the British …

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Artist pleads for return of stolen artwork

An artwork by Melbourne-based artist and iconographer Lisa Ghent was stolen from Australian Catholic University Art Space in Fitzroy, Melbourne, on Thursday, 17 January. The painting was a study made …

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Faces tell stories at the Greeks in Australia photo exhibition at Steps

The plight of Greeks in Australia will be explored in a photography exhibition that kicks off at Steps Gallery on 4 January. The display by Evangelia Konstantinidis, titled “Greeks in …

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Another distinction for award-winning artist Stavros Messinis

Artist Stavros Messinis has added another accolade to his list of achievements, awarded second place in the Fifty Squared Art Prize 2019 at the Brunswick Street Gallery for his piece …

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Putting a contemporary spin on tradition

Over time as traditions are carried out, their evolution is only natural, while some are even found to no longer be relevant to younger generations in a contemporary context. One …

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PlaymoGreek is the coolest Playmobil version we have ever seen

A 19-year-old student from Greece, has created the most unique and dare-we-say the coolest Playmobil-inspired figures we have ever seen. Petros Kaminiotis, who studies Marketing and Communications at the Athens …

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Andrea Wild Botero, one of the women spearheading Mexico’s cultural renaissance, honours her Greek heritage

Andrea Wild Botero is more than a famous name in the circles of the art world with her company ‘Artemisia’ being regarded as Latin America’s Christie’s or Sotheby’s. Artemisia is …

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The incidental art of Nike Savvas

In 2001, Nike Savvas was about to unveil The Green Line Project, named after the imaginary line that divided Greek and Turkish Cypriots. An area of 82 x 47 metres …