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Yannis Moralis | Abstract / Expressionist / Cubist painter


Yannis Moralis / Γιάννης Μόραλης (1916-2009) is an outstanding figure in Modern Greek painting⏭. He became a professor at the School of Fine Arts at a very early age and for years taught the younger generations of Greek painters.
Born at Arta (Epirus), Yannis Moralis studied painting in the School for Fine Arts, Athens (1931-1936) with Dimitris Geraniotis, Costas Parthenis and Umbertos Argyros and etching with Yannis Kefallinos. Dimitris Yeraniotis, Konstantinos Parthenis, Umbertos Argyros and Yannis Kefallinos were his professors, while his classmates - including Yannis Tsarouchis, Christos Kapralos and Nikos Nikolaou - would become his friends.

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Praxiteles | The Diana of Gabii | Musée du Louvre


The Diana of Gabii is a statue of a woman in drapery which probably represents the goddess Artemis and is traditionally attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles. It became part of the Borghese collection and is now conserved in the Louvre with the inventory number Ma 529.

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Nikolaos Gyzis / Νικόλαος Γύζης | Genre painter


Nikolaos Gyzis /Νικόλαος Γύζης (1 March 1842 - 4 January 1901) was considered one of Greece's ⎆ most important 19th-century painters. He was most famous for his work Eros and the Painter, his first genre painting.
It was auctioned in May 2006 at Bonhams in London, being last exhibited in Greece in 1928.
He was the major representative of the so-called "Munich School", the major 19th-century Greek art ⎆ movement.

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Venus de Milo


This graceful statue of a goddess has intrigued and fascinated since its discovery on the island of Melos in 1820.
Is it Aphrodite, who was often portrayed half-naked, or the sea goddess Amphitrite, who was venerated on Melos?
The statue reflects sculptural research during the late Hellenistic Period: classical in essence, with innovatory features such as the spiral composition, the positioning in space, and the fall of the drapery over the hips.

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Vally Nomidou / Βαλλυ Νομιδου, 1959 | Figurative sculptor

G reek artist* Vally Nomidou / Βαλλυ Νομιδου was born in Thessaloniki. She graduate of the Athens School of Fine Arts, and of the Saint Martin’s School of Art of London.
Recipient of scholarship for the Greek graduate program of IKY.
Vally Nomidou makes life-size sculptures of human figures using only paper and cardboard.
The construction of her paper sculptures is a labour of layering newspaper, paper towel, and other recycled papers by cutting, sewing and rubbing to produce beautiful forms.


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Vassilis Antonakos / Βασίλης Αντωνάκος, 1980 | Abstract painter

Greek artist🎨 Βασίλης Αντωνάκος was born in Athens. Art had always been an alternative way to express himself even since he was a child.
He attended the Vakalo Art and Design College and then he continued his studies at the School of Fine Arts in Athens.
Mostly being a self-taught artist with a wide range of work in painting, sculpting and stage design. His first solo exhibition -titled "Faces"- took place in 2013 in Red Dot in Athens.


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Zorba's Dance /La Danza di Zorba, 1964



Zorba's Dance is a song by Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis. It is based on two traditional Cretan songs, "Armenohorianos Syrtos" and "Kritiko syrtaki", composed by Giorgis Koutsourelis.
The song featured in the 1964 film Zorba the Greek /Ζορμπάς ο Έλληνας, for which Theodorakis wrote the soundtrack, and became popular around the world. It is now commonly played and danced to in Greek tavernas.
The track has been recorded by many different musicians from around the world. Some of the more notable are listed below.

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