In celebration of the 200-year anniversary of the Greek War of Independence of 1821, the…
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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.
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.
French fashion house Dior has promoted the surreal beauty of Milos with a recent photoshoot and correlating video, captured on the Greek island as part of the presentation of its Grecian Cruise Collection 2022.
An ancient Roman marble statue dubbed the Hamilton Aphrodite will come to auction next month.…
The final brush strokes have been painted on a new mural in the Sydney suburb of Marrickville as part of the celebration of 200 years of Greek Independence.
“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.
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.
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.
A 1,400 year old amethyst ring found by archeologists was most probably worn by a wealthy wine taster in an attempt to ward off a hangover – a myth that originated in Greece and was widely shared in the ancient world.
American actor and musician Jared Leto has featured on the November 2021 edition of Vogue Greece, making history as the first solo male to appear on any European Vogue cover.
Kenshō Psarou in Mykonos has been named the recipient of Greece’s Leading Boutique Hotel Award for 2021 for the third consecutive year, by the renowned World Travel Awards.
Described as possessing “astonishing beauty”, two heads of ancient statues of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, and Dionysus, the god of wine, have been uncovered in an archaeological dig in the ancient Greek city of Aizanoi.