Attikon: The Death of a Cultural Icon

ATHENS – As Greeks awoke on Feb. 13 after a night of violence and arson that destroyed 45 businesses in the capital city, they...

Return of Byzantine Manuscript to Mount Athos

After many decades, an important Byzantine manuscript was returned to Mount Athos in Greece. The manuscript that was stolen in 1960 by the Dionysiou Monastery...

Greek Cartoonists Respond to Paris Terrorist Attack on Charlie Hebdo

Greek cartoonists have joined the global mourning and responded with their drawings to the Paris terrorist attack that cost the lives of four top...

A New Artistic Greek Drachma

The ancient Greek drachma is long gone, replaced by the euro that critics said has helped create the country's economic crisis, but the old...

Alexander the Great Statue to Be Placed in Downtown Athens

A statue of Alexander the Great created over two decades ago will be placed in downtown Athens, Greece, after the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) gave its...

Greek Artist’s Naked Silhouette Alphabet

Through the art of photography the young Greek artist Anastasia Mastrakouli has created a unique typography by incorporating the bare human figure. She has in...

Twenty European Street Artists to Color Athens

Twenty top street artists from all over Europe are coming to change the hazy face of Athens. Lively colors and smart messages on the...

Lakis Pappas Passes Away

The Greek artist, Lakis Pappas, one of the leading singers of Greece’s so-called New Wave, died on Wednesday March 26 at the age of...

Pictures of Kate Moss at Benaki Museum

Around this time every year, Kate Moss' photographs are all over the press. Most of them would show her in bohemian clothes holidaying in Saint...

Greek Collector Dies Leaving Behind Major Art Collection

Greece ’s greatest art collector Giannis Perdios recently passed away leaving behind his remarkable collection. He was born in Alexandria of Egypt and was a...

Controversial Artwork to be Removed from 5th Grade Textbook

The controversial artwork of a blender full of female naked bodies will be removed from a 5th grade textbook after media uproar and parent...

A Different Kind of Souvenir from Greece

Christina Kotsilelou and Thanos Karabatsos graduated from Central St. Martins in London. They decided that it was time to show the world a different,...

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