ART & TRAVEL BLOG

The unsuspected visitor of Athens will expect that the major museums of the city would be predominantly archeological ones and this is partly a safe assumption. The five most important museums of the Greek capital are world-class institutions exhibiting antiquities and/or Byzantine era art! Yet,…
Caravaggio was living in the city of Rome from 1592 until 1606 when he fled to Naples after he killed a young man, possibly while quarrelling over a gambling dept. Artistically speaking this was the most fruitful period of his short life (he died in…
How a small town in Samos becomes a open gallery with the help of some of the leading street-artists in Greece!   Billy Gee, Riding Enlightenment, 2017, painted on the wall of an Aegean University building. Photo @ cityartnow.com   By Helena Vals   Karlovasi…
Our first stop is Medusa Gallery, located in the slopes of Lycabettus Hill, in the prestigious Kolonaki district, hosting an exhibition of paintings by Yannis Kondaratos. Yannis Kondaratos ( b. Athens, 1968) is an artist, an art historian and professor at the Athens School of…
In his first presentation of new works in 13 years, Damien Hirst decides to come back with a huge bang! Arguably one of the most famous living artists, Hirst act according to the enormous hype surrounding his persona and presents a show of unprecedented proportions.…
Celebrating the opening of Documenta 14, Athens & Piraeus’ leading art galleries invite you for a 4-day Gallery Walk, offering art lovers the chance to admire works by 150 different artists. The participating galleries will extend their opening hours during the event (from 12 noon…
Keith Haring, Andy Warhol, Wassily Kandinsky, Manet and Miroslaw Balka! Exhibitions on these great artists (each one of them a leading figure in his niche) are this season's art highlights in Milan. For those who are visiting or planning to visit the city soon (let's…
Egon Schiele, Daniel Richter, Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Carl Spitzweg, Erwin Wurm and an exceptional private collection with the biggest names of Modernism, are this season's art highlights in Vienna. For the fortunate ones who are visiting or planning to visit the city soon, we picked the…
From El Greco and Artemisia Gentileschi to Basquiat and Anish Kapoor, this season Rome offers a wide variety of major art shows to satisfy the most picky culture-lover. So, if you are visiting or planning to visit the city soon, we picked for you the…
Albertina Museum in Vienna, this season, presents a major exhibition of 160 of Schiele’s most magnificent gouaches and drawings, as a warm-up for the series of events for the upcoming commemorative year of 2018; the year marking the 100 years since the artist’s death. Schiele…
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