Like the elite Greek soldiers bursting out of the Trojan Horse in Troy, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos has exploded onto the creative scene with a vengeance, seizing it by storm. After staging his debut runway show at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2021, Gogos has received widespread acclaim for its colourful celebration of community and collaboration. Now in the midst of his first solo exhibition, Greek City Times speaks to the creative genius himself.
High above the sun-baked Greek island of Hydra, the Greek God Apollo presides, his face shining a warm welcome to those entering the island’s horseshoe-shaped port, fringed perfectly with its symmetry of mansions and stone walls.
“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.
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.
For Greek Australian artist Felicia Aroney, her renowned artistic creations have always been an implicit expression of what lies within. Perhaps that explains why during this past year, a new, very emotive and sentimental body of abstract works was born, quite different to any of her previous collections.
Many people may not know that some of the most famous ceiling paintings, portraits of historical figures and murals within the Capitol, are painted by Greek-Italian artist Konstantinos Broumidis. Dubbed the “Michelangelo of the United States”, his extraordinary talent has been praised by art curators world-wide.
For the first time, Yianna Terzi collaborated with her charismatic father, Paschalis Terzis, to release a dynamic and emotional song ‘Gia Sena Mono’ (Για Σένα Μόνο).
With the popularity of Greek City Times’ interview with Merve Tanrıkulu, demands were made that…
Ancient Greek mythology has always been in the imaginations of people throughout history – whether…