Greece Launches Campaign to Raise International Awareness of Hagia Sophia

  A working group will be set up shortly in order to draw up a specific road map of actions to raise awareness within the...

Sculpture of Ancient Greek Boxer Still Haunts Viewers Today

  The beloved ancient Greek sculpture called "The Boxer at Rest," from 330-50 BC, one of the most realistic of all ancient Greek sculptures, is...

Greek Antiquities Expert Foils Auction of Priceless Artifacts from 480 BC

Greek professor Dr. Christos Tsirogiannis, who has been previously profiled in Greek Reporter for his relentless pursuit of art thieves, has once again stopped...

Melina Mercouri Mural Welcomes Public to Greek Street Art Festival

A striking mural of iconic Greek actress Melina Mercouri, famous for both her career on the big screen as well as her life of...

What Will Happen Now to Hagia Sophia’s Byzantine Mosaics?

Following Turkey's decision to annul the 1934 conversion of Constantinople’s Hagia Sophia into a museum, paving the way for its reconversion into a mosque,...

The Calf Bearer: The Story Behind this Magnificent Ancient Greek Sculpture

This is the first known photograph of the magnificent statue of Moschophoros, also known in English as The Calf Bearer when was discovered on...

Australian Artist Captures Greece in Year-Long Project

Internationally renowned painter Jason Roberts traveled across Greece for over a year in order to capture images of the animals, farmers and rural architecture...

Greek Diaspora Artist Constantin Xenakis Passes Away at 89

Renowned Greek artist Constantin Xenakis passed away in Paris, France on Saturday at the age of 89, leaving behind a great body of work. Xenakis...

Hundreds of Outdoor Cultural Events Scheduled Across Greece this Summer

Greece's Ministry of Culture announced on Monday a series of 251 events and performances at 111 archaeological sites and museums across the country to...

Greek Antiquities Meet 19th Century Art in Exhibition on 1821 Revolution

An exhibit juxtaposing Greek antiquities with 18th and 19th century works of art will open at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens on February...

Lost Artworks Brought to Light Again in Divided Cyprus

An important conciliatory step took place in Cyprus on Monday evening, offering a rare chance for a joint Greek and Turkish Cypriot exhibition to...

Renovated Greek National Gallery of Art to Reopen in 2021

Greece's Ministry of Culture said that the upgraded National Gallery of Art, undergoing renovations and expansion during the last few years, will reopen on...

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