The Rhodes Museum of Modern Greek Art’s recent relaunch has put the spotlight on what is arguably one of the best collections of its kind in the country. 

15.01.2021 / 16:53

It’s not just the country’s retail sector that has shut down because of the coronavirus outbreak, but also the museums. However, one cannot help but notice the relative indifference shown by the political class, the media and the public about the latter.

04.12.2020 / 14:30

A man of action rather than words, of simple ways and profound intellectual powers, John Travlos (1908-1985) was an archaeologist’s architect, with the ability to envision the whole from a fragment. 

02.10.2020 / 15:37

The new lighting of the Acropolis reminds us of some basic truths. First and foremost, that the monuments on the sacred hill define and shape the notion of Athens.

20.06.2020 / 23:44

Among the many promising aspects of the Antonis Tritsis development program unveiled by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday is a plan to develop the country’s stock of buildings.

09.04.2020 / 10:40

Greece’s street magazine Schedia has set out a plan to support its sellers now that the measures taken to halt the spread of the new coronavirus in the country have taken a toll on its sales or shut down soup kitchens on which homeless and vulnerable individuals depended.

02.11.2019 / 17:06

The fall of the Venetian port of Candia – the modern-day city of Iraklio – to the Ottomans in September 1669 was an event of such geopolitical and cultural significance that its impact was felt well beyond Crete, stretching across the Western world and to the east.

22.09.2019 / 00:45

Is Athens a successful city? Given everything such a simplistic definition entails, I would say that, yes, it is. I also believe that most Athenians would vote it as their top favorite if they were asked to, despite all its ills.

01.09.2019 / 00:35

When you read about all the work that needs to be done as a matter of urgency around the Acropolis, you wonder how the situation was tolerated for as long as it’s been.

22.04.2019 / 05:01

Mark Wilman is passionate about the wild landscapes of Greece’s Cycladic islands, from their sheer cliffs to their inky underwater ravines. After four years of exploring little-known parts of several of these Aegean islands, the London-born photographer is ready to showcase the efforts of his labors in the exhibition “Discovering the Beauty of the Cyclades” at the Milan Aquarium.

19.11.2018 / 18:27

The generations that grew up during the Cold War era are to some degree unable to understand, or at least adapt to, the immense social and geopolitical changes of recent years.

01.08.2018 / 16:51

“It is like a small Benaki,” Delphi Mayor Thanasis Panayiotopoulos said referring to the emblematic Athenian museum when describing its lesser-known counterpart in Chrisso, one of the prettiest villages in the region of Fokida in the foothills of Mount Parnassos.

31.07.2018 / 18:45

The historians of the future will have to carefully examine this new wave of interest in Athens – or is it love? The trend was perhaps sparked by the country’s financial crisis and the ensuing urban decay, but it cannot be denied that rejection is not the only reaction to the Greek capital.