VISUAL ARTS

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CULTURE

The expanded space of the National Gallery has been hailed as a success by three art experts who have visited the venue since it reopened to the public on May 14 after undergoing major renovation work.


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CULTURE

An installation by Nikos Navridis drawing on Samuel Beckett’s famous quote graces the revamped Public Tobacco Factory at 218 Lenorman Street ahead of the exhibition “Portals,” which formally inaugurates it as one of central Athens’ most interesting new cultural spaces on Friday.

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WHAT'S ON

Seeking to breathe new life into its building following a radical renovation, the Goethe Institute in Athens invited Elena Papadopoulou and Maya Tounta to curate the space and create an exhibition.


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WHAT'S ON

Mon Coin Studio, a relatively new space in downtown Athens dedicated to ceramics, presents a group show with the work of dozens of artists who drew inspiration from the Aegean Sea.


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WHAT'S ON

Marking the centenary of the birth of Joseph Beuys (1921-86), the Goethe Institute in Athens and the Piraeus Bank Cultural Center present a free online screening of a documentary on his life and work.

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IMAGES

Two years after the death of Natalia Mela, 11 of the Greek sculptor’s artworks on the Saronic island of Spetses are getting the finishing touches in a restoration program.



Like every other industry, the art world is in a digital pivot right now – and people are logging on to creatively browse. [Ka Young Lee/The New York Times]
CULTURE

Whether you are accustomed to building your social calendar around must-see art fairs or are still confused why an event named after the Swiss city of Basel sets Miami alight each year, the past year saw a seismic shift for the art world’s aficionados and casual observers alike. With the rise of the online art […]


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EDUCATION

The Athens School of Fine Arts presents a fascinating exhibition of original models made of recycled materials depicting how the school’s students envision the schools of the future.

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EXHIBITION

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. 

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ONLINE

For his first solo show in Athens, London-based artist Luke Edward Hall has drawn inspiration from Greek culture, history and mythology, presenting a series of drawings, paintings and ceramics.