VISUAL ARTS

VISUAL ARTS

Fetolia art of scarf

Fetolia: the Art of Scarf

Made from the world’s finest pure silk materials, with finely rolled hand finished edges and immaculate attention to every single detail, Fetolia’s luxury limited edition scarves are exclusive designs inspired by history, nature and ethnic influences, including some beautiful Greek-themed designs such as the aptly named ‘The Olympian Gods’, ‘Evzonas’ and ‘The Abduction of Europa.’

Stefanos Tsitsipas at the 2021 French Open Photo credit: Julian Finney

Tsitsipas Image One of Time’s Top 100 Photos 2021, Likened to ‘Caravaggio Painting’

An image of Greek tennis player Stefanos Tsitsipas has been named one of Time’s Top Photos of 2021 with the creative genius of its photographer Julian Finney compared to that of famed Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio.

Reunification of the Parthenon Gods

Towards the Reunification of the Parthenon Gods

The Parthenon frieze which captured the passion and glory of the Panathenaic procession in Ancient Athens is now divided essentially between Athens and London courtesy of the notorious exploits of Lord Elgin.  There are, however, several fragments in other museums and one of those pieces, from the East Frieze, is finally coming home.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis Parthenon sculptures marbles

Greek PM Urges for Talks with UK, Offers to Loan Treasures to British Museum in Exchange for Parthenon Sculptures

“The obligation to return the Parthenon sculptures lies squarely with the UK government.” Greek PM Kriakos Mitsotakis calls for talks with the UK, offers to loan treasures to the British Museum in exchange for the Parthenon sculptures.

Greek sculptures venus de milo

Four of the finest Ancient Greek sculptures kept in museums away from their motherland

The movement to return the Parthenon marbles to their motherland was started in the 1980s. But it is not just the Elgin marbles that have been removed from Greece. Some of the most magnificent Greek sculptures ever created are in fact located in various museums around the world, proudly representing the country in which they were born.

Renowned Athenian 'I Love Life' Artist, STMTS 3

Renowned Athenian ‘I Love Life’ Artist, STMTS

Best known for his politically and emotionally charged, large-scale drawings of children that he wheatpastes on various public buildings throughout Athens, Greek City Times speaks to New York Times featured artist STMTS about his artistic vision, his perspectives as a Greek artist and where he stands on the graffiti vs street art debate.