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Vandals Destroy Ancient Rock Carvings in Northern Greece

Unknown vandals destroyed 3,000 year-old paintings carved into granite and limestone at Mount Pangaion, near Kavala in northern Greece, it was revealed on Tuesday. According...

How Did Bronze Age Greeks Know About Asian Monkeys?

Scientists have debated for years over why Bronze Age wall paintings at the ancient settlement of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini depict...

Exhibition of Santorini Landscapes by Noted Greek Artists Opens in Athens

An exhibition entirely based on the magical landscapes of Santorini, with an emphasis on 20th century Greek painters, has opened in Athens' Benaki Museum. A...

Van Gogh, Picasso, and El Greco Masterpieces Find New Home in Athens

A new museum displaying international contemporary and modern art will soon open its doors in the heart of Athens. Opening on Wednesday, October 2, after...

Schoolkids Send Messages of Support to Greek Soldiers Held in Turkey

Pupils at a primary school in a town near Thessaloniki have created postcards with messages of support for two Greek soldiers being held in...

Greek Police Uncover Haul of Russian Art

Three valuable paintings by the late Russian artist Anatoly Zverev were among dozens of artworks seized during a recent raid in Halandri, north of...

Greek Scientists Use Old Paintings to Study Climate Change

A team of Greek and German scientists found a way to estimate pollution levels in the Earth's past atmosphere based on the sunset colors...

Original Paintings of Greek Artists For Sale Online

All over the world, there are several digital galleries that sell original paintings of famous artists online. Not all of them are reliable, however. A...

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