VISUAL ARTS

VISUAL ARTS

Ancient Parthenon Brought to Life as 'Temple of Boom'

Ancient Parthenon Brought to Life as ‘Temple of Boom’

Former ancient temple on Greece’s Athenian Acropolis, the Parthenon, will be brought to life once again this summer in the National Galley of Victoria courtyard in an epic, evocative reimagining.

Ancient Olympia Ilia at the Epicentre

Ancient Olympia at the Epicentre

The Archaeological Site of Olympia, in the historic and culturally rich region of Ilia, Greece, was a fitting venue for an event held this week by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, designed to kickstart a government initiative to strengthen synergies between culture and tourism.

A Walk Through Nammos Village Mykonos - A World of Style

A Walk Through Nammos Village Mykonos – A World of Style

Described as a bold and eye-arresting chapter of iconic summer style, written summer after summer with the most prestigious designer fashion for men and women, let’s take a look at some of what Nammos Village has in store this Summer 2022.

Garrison Roferos Bridal Couture

Garimon Roferos Bridal Couture

Garimon Roferos Couture rewrites the rules of traditional bridal fashion, creating specially detailed wedding gowns and unique evening party dresses made of exceptional quality fabrics, customised with elaborate designs and intricate embroideries. Greek City Times speaks to Garimon Roferos to learn more.

Yifan Zhang Restoring the Ancient World

Yifan Zhang: Restoring Ancient Ways

Yifan Zhang’s recent artworks, piece of a collection that he calls ‘Restoring Ancient Ways’, is laden with themes inspired by Ancient Greece and has piqued the interest of the art world. Greek City Times speaks to Yifan Zhang and takes a closer look at his latest works. 

Christian Louboutin Greekaba Greek collection

Meet the Greekaba: Christian Louboutin’s New Collection

Another year, another adventure for French fashion designer Christian Louboutin, who invites his customers to take a journey to the Mediterranean with his new ‘Greekaba’ collection, created in collaboration with close friend, Greek artist and illustrator Konstantin Kakanias.

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

Next year is the 160th anniversary of the discovery of Nike of Samothrace in mid-April of 1863. To honour the unknown ancient artist(s) who carved the masterpiece from Rhodian marble about 2,200 years ago, Japan-based aerospace engineer Tatsuya Arai made this most celebrated sculpture in the world using LEGO.

Minister of Culture & Sports, Mrs. Lina Mendoni,

Reunite Parthenon: Commemorative Stamps Released by Hellenic Post and Acropolis Museum

A Commemorative Series of Stamps ‘The Marbles of the Parthenon’ have been released by the Hellenic Post (ELTA) in collaboration with the Acropolis Museum with the aim to participate in the national effort for the reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures.

Anthena Tranouli's Athena by Tranoulis

Athena Tranouli’s Athena by Tranoulis

Athena Tranouli decided to be part of the family business – Tranoulis Haute Couture – at a very early age.  At this time, Tranoulis Haute Couture was about to expand and gain impetus in the fashion industry, so someone like Athena with her fresh ideas and creativity would steer the company in a new and exciting direction.

‘Adopt An Animal’ Catwalk Event at Zappeion Hall

‘Adopt An Animal’ Catwalk Event at Zappeion Hall

Under the direction of its president, Mrs Cybel Liasku Animal Protection & Cultural Association L.O.V.E. organised an animal-friendly catwalk event with the participation of Greek celebrities.

Open House Art by DreamTeam, Athens

Open House Art by DreamTeam, Athens

A unique narrative around Project O, a trimester project on all forms of art, was open for review by the public over the last weekend of May, 2022.  It was the first Open House Art event by DreamTeam in Athens, Greece and the artworks were housed in an old neoclassical building.

'Soulful' Evzones Exhibition Sydney Launch Nick Bourdo Bourdaniotis

‘Soulful’ Evzones Exhibition Sydney Launch

What began as a project of passion for photographer Nick Bourdaniotis has captured the hearts of Hellenics worldwide, with his hauntingly beautiful photography striking an emotional chord across generations.  His pictures of the Evzones magically encompass Greece’s history, traditions and collective memory, and all that makes Greeks, both in the homeland and abroad, proud of their heritage.