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Ancient Greece

There Were Really Hot Guys in Ancient Greece: the Barberini Faun

Drunk, sleeping men are rarely, if ever, beautiful and sexually appealing, but this is not the case with this really sexy faun from ancient Greece. ...

Marta Loza 10 September 2021

Sculpture

Attention: Have You Seen Ancient Sculptures’ Colors?

We admire the beauty and plasticity of ancient sculptures, how harmoniously they fit into the surrounding landscape. But we rarely ask ourselves the ...

Elizaveta Ermakova 4 September 2021

Photography

The Queen of Neoclassical Photography: Nelly

For many, photography is merely a sophisticated way of immortalizing the current and carrying that frozen moment—which is impossible to recreate ...

Erol Degirmenci 21 August 2021

Fashion

Fashion like a Russian: Kokoshnik, a Traditional Headdress

We all know the proverb Clothes speak for men. In the Russian national costume, a headdress called Kokoshnik played a significant role: it completed ...

Elizaveta Ermakova 27 July 2021

Sport

It’s Tokyo Olympics! The Greatest Moments in the History of Summer Olympic Games

It’s Tokyo Olympics! It’s time when the greatest athletes gather in one place and compete against one other. If transported to the ...

Marina Kochetkova 23 July 2021

20th century

Alexander Iolas, The Greek Patron of the Arts

Alexander Iolas was a very important gallerist and art collector of the second half of the 20th century. He was born in 1907 in Alexandria of Egypt ...

Errika Gerakiti 14 July 2021

Street Art

The Best Street Art in Athens, Greece

Athens is a strange city. On the one hand, you can see the monuments and relics of Ancient Greece that stand haughtily and imposingly. On the other ...

Errika Gerakiti 10 March 2021

Museum Stories

Unique Greek Geometric Art to See in Florida: Exhibition and Interview

In conversation with Dr. Michael Bennett, MFA Senior Curator of Early Western Art at the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg, we explore the world of ...

Isla Phillips 5 February 2021

Sculpture

The Torlonia Marbles: A Long-awaited Classical Collection

After strictly remaining in the shade for decades and decades, one of the world’s most extensive private collections of classical sculpture, the ...

Erol Degirmenci 4 January 2021

Ancient Greece

Six Ancient Greek Sculptures Everyone Should Know

Greek sculptures have had a profound effect on art throughout the ages. Many of the styles have been reproduced and copied by some of what the modern ...

Zuzanna Stańska 21 November 2020

dailyart

Alexander the Great and His Mermaid Sister in Greek Folklore

There is no need for a long introduction to Alexander the Great's place in history; he is one of the most famous military leaders and he has been ...

Errika Gerakiti 7 September 2020

Ancient Greece

Timeless Beauty: Ancient Greek Athletes in Art

The idea of timeless beauty is fascinating. Also, it's a great concern for lovers of art history. Conceptions of beauty in Western art history have ...

Isla Phillips 25 July 2020