Publications
04.05.2011
THE ORIGINS OF EL GRECO: ICON PAINTING IN VENETIAN CRETE

Editor: Dr. Anastasia Drandaki, Curator of the Byzantine Collection at the Benaki Museum, Athens

The icon painters in the workshops on Crete in the 15th and 16th centuries - the setting in which El Greco was trained - were renowned for their skill in painting impeccable panels not only in the traditional Byzantine manner but also in a style inspired by Western models. The Origins of El Greco includes approximately 46 works from public and private collections in Greece, Europe, the United States and Canada, many of which will be published for the first time. The color-illustrated catalogue features detailed descriptions of the exceptional works included in the exhibition as well as 3 informative essays.


04.05.2011
ATHENS-SPARTA: CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE RESEARCH ON THE HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE TWO CITY-STATES

Proceedings of the International Conference held at the Onassis Cultural Center on Saturday, April 21, 2007

Editor: Dr. Nikolaos Kaltsas, Director, National Archaeological Museum, Athens

Organized in conjunction with the Onassis Cultural Centers groundbreaking exhibition Athens-Sparta, the International Conference explored the archaeological and historical elements of the ancient relationship and conflict between the rival city-states, and provided insight into the artistic development of the Attic and Laconic cultures.


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