“If I die I have experienced all the beauty in my blood and spirit because I lived in Greece.” Renowned artist Blanka Amezkua is a philhellene in more ways than one. She lived for six years in the heart of Athens from 2000-2016 during the height of the Greek crisis.
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Attention sneakerheads! Made-in-Greece brand Laiik launch their first eco-friendly leather sneaker that’s fit for the goddess Artemis herself. Three years after redefining the classic Greek leather sandal for the modern American and international woman, US-based footwear brand Laiik are expanding their proud Greek craftsmanship into one of the market’s most popular and competitive categories: hand-crafted, leather sneakers.
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 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.
On the Greek island of Rhodes, the largest and best known of the Dodecanese islands, English design magnate Jasper Conran has transformed two ancient sea captains’ abodes into one heavenly retreat.
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.
Inspire Athens will construct Greece’s first Integrated Resort and Casino (IRC), as part of the pioneering multi-billion 6,200,000 square metre development, Hellinikon project.
The “Mitos” project – an ongoing ethnographic series by Greek photographer Michael Pappas that focuses on local costumes throughout Greece – is described as a compelling and beautiful tribute to Greece.
His love for Greece, his passion for Greek mythology and the peculiarity of the Greek urban landscapes have inspired artist Max Grierson to create entire collections dedicated to Greece.