Art in Athens

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George Zongolopoulos - Umbrellas, 1997, stainless steel, height 13 m, Thessaloniki Seafront, Thessaloniki, Greece feat

Thessaloniki’s iconic Umbrellas: George Zongolopoulos’ masterpiece at 96

What makes summertime in Thessaloniki, Greece, even better is lounging at the waterfront in full view of George Zongolopoulos’ breathtaking public installation, Umbrellas. Umbrellas is a renowned installation and for good reason. It is a stainless steel structure towering an impressive 13 meters high and perhaps Greece’s most photographed sculpture. What’s even more impressive is […]

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Andreas Angelidakis - Polemos, 2017, 136 foam and vinyl seating modules, camouflage fabrics, installation view, documenta 14, Fridericianum museum, Kassel, Germany, 2017 feat

Andreas Angelidakis’ Polemos – This tank is not a real tank

Andreas Angelidakis is an architect known for creating giant foam sculptures, digital realms, and intriguing objects that touch on memory, society, consumerism, and other massive topics. His works give the audience something to think about and play with, all at once. It conjures the audience to ask the question, “Where are we and how did

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Damien Hirst’s Spot Paintings – Trivial or inspiring? You decide

Damien Hirst in Matt Black's "Reflections" seriesWatch this video on YouTube 4 min 37 sec Damien Hirst is one of the most successful and controversial artists and has been dominating the British art scene since the 1990s. Though he became famous through a series of artworks centered on the death motif, the Spot Paintings have

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