Over the past 12 months at The Greek Foundation, we’ve been trying to showcase some of the best projects related to Greek design, architecture, photography, the arts and cultural production in general. Our aim has been to bring our readers articles that will interest and inspire them, but also to connect artists to the world and bring the world closer to them, too. In this context, we have compiled a list of the most popular articles of 2020, which essentially offers an opportunity to go through some of the most impressive projects of the year, step by step. […]

Efcharis and Nikos Paltoglou lucky enough to grow up in the ceramics workshop, which their father had established in Athens, were enchanted from a young age with this magical substance of soil and water, bringing them closer to both the past and present of humanity. […]

“My ceramics have come alive through the marriage of old and new. My inspiration is a connection of traditional and contemporary everyday style. The colours and the forms find a place in all different environments. […]

Yorgos Maraziotis (*1984, Athens GR) is an MA graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. He has also studied Silkscreen at the School Of Visual Arts in New York City and holds a First Class degree in Visual Arts from the Wolverhampton University (UK). Ηe uses various media such as sculpture, installation, publications and often works in thematic series. He is a member of the participatory art group November and a board member of the curatorial organisation AthenSyn. […]

“I was born and raised in Heraklion city, on the island of Crete in Greece. I studied Architecture in UTH and worked as an architect with two large practices in Athens for the first years of my career. In 2009, I decided to return to my hometown and continue working as a freelance architect there. […]

Thanks to their strong sense of repetition and innate musicality, Philippos Theodorides paintings are directly related to rhythmicality. His painting is the result of an intense expressionism, where gesture and composition are guided by instinct and spontaneous creativity. […]

The Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1979. Its main purpose is the operation of its two museums, on the island of Andros and in Athens, and the promotion of visual arts on a domestic and international level. […]

Spiro ceramics are inspired by the organic shapes of nature, with a simple and minimal design and the look of  a “perfect imperfection”. 
Made with the slab pottery technique, there are always unique variations in the shape and form of each object, which are enhanced by the creator’s personal design sense.
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Megoulas Yassonas (a.k.a Cacao Rocks) was born in 1985 in Athens, Greece. He is the son of the sculptor George Megoulas. He started to engage with the art of graffiti at the age of 12. He studied French Literature at UOA and Univercite d’Angers in France. He won a scholarship at Focus school of photography and video by wining the first prize in the video art competition “ Shoot it” (2011). […]