VISUAL ARTS

VISUAL ARTS

The Imperial General Sons of Zeus

Join the Brotherhood. The Imperial General - Hellenic Inspired Streetwear

This is the story about how the quest to create an extra virgin olive oil based beard balm led to the launch of a new Hellenic inspired streetwear brand. Infused with the ‘spirit of the Hellenic warrior’, The Imperial General has been embraced by the Greek diaspora as well as martial artists wishing to represent the brand and all that it signifies. We speak to Nick, the man behind the brand, to find out more.

seahorse underwater photographer Nikos Samaras

'Seahorse Dragging a Mask' Underwater Photographer Nikos Samaras

This image of a delicate seahorse dragging a face mask has been nominated for the Ocean Photography Award 2021. The photo, taken by Greek photographer Photographer Nikos Samaras in the waters of Northern Greece has gone viral this week, drawing much needed attention to the global issue of marine pollution.

Volax

Nature’s Architecture: The Monolithic Moonscape of Volax

The tiny village of Volax rests upon an otherworldly, lunarlike landscape that looks as though it has been pelted with giant, spherical boulders. This unique extraterrestrial surround was appreciated more than 2,000 years ago by the village’s first inhabitants who, inspired by nature, made good use of the phenomenon, building their homes around, between and into the rocks.

Fikos

Fikos: Painter of the Largest Mural in Greek and Byzantine Art History

Painter and muralist, Fikos is the creator of the largest mural in the history of Greek and Byzantine art. Entitled ‘Earth&Sky’ the 46-metre high masterpiece covers the side of a seventeen-storey building taking the internationally acclaimed artist just thirteen days to paint.

The Acropolis Museum is celebrating its 12th birthday

The Acropolis Museum Celebrates 12 Years Today

The new and refreshed Acropolis Museum welcomes visitors on the day of its birthday from 8 am until 8 pm, with reduced entry (5 euro) to all exhibition areas. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the new thematic presentation “Marathon-Salamis. In traces of myth and history”.