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.
Many foreign painters, poets and musicians, saw high ideals in the struggle of Greece and wanted to capture on canvas the heroism and self-denial of the Greek revolutionary warriors. Today, thanks to many of these artists, we have an ‘image’ of what many famous Greek figures of the 1821 Revolution looked like.
The love for Greek cultural heritage and a desire to share it with the whole world led to the creation of Greek brand SOPHIA, now being sold worldwide including at the iconic Louvre and British Museums.
The Greek capital, along with Toulouse, Hamburg, the city of Louvre in Belgium, Omeo in Sweden and the Aarhus in Denmark, have been…