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Antonis Chaliakopoulos

Antonis Chaliakopoulos
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Antonis is an archaeologist with a passion for museums and heritage and a keen interest in aesthetics and the reception of classical art. He holds an MSc in Museum Studies from the University of Glasgow and a BA in History and Archaeology from the University of Athens (NKUA). He frequently publishes articles about art, history, and philosophy, while writing for TheCollector.

What Are the 7 Wonders Of The Ancient World?

  The 7 wonders of the ancient world were a series of remarkable architectural feats famous amongst Greek travelers in antiquity. These ancient wonders were...

Who Was Arachne The Mythical Weaver?

  One of the most captivating stories in Roman Mythology is the myth of Arachne. First mentioned by Ovid, the myth follows the fate of...

Ever Wondered Who Turned Medusa Into a Gorgon and How?

  In Greek mythology, Medusa was one of the three Gorgons. Medusa's head had snakes instead of hair and eyes that turned those looking at...

13 Most Important Greek Philosophers Before Socrates (Presocratics)

  Socrates, Aristotle and Plato are by far the most famous Greek philosophers commonly associated with the Greek classical period. Yet, these masterminds owe a...

12 Facts You Did Not Know About The Acropolis of Athens

  The Acropolis of Athens is without a doubt the most popular attraction of the Greek capital. Approximately seven million tourists climb the hill of...

Who Was The Greek Philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus?

  Heraclitus was a Greek philosopher who lived in Ephesus of Asia Minor (present-day Turkey) some time in the 6th century BCE. He is one...

David Adjaye Releases Plans For Benin’s Edo Museum of West African Art

Adjaye Associates, the firm of the well-known architect David Adjaye, has released the designs for the Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA) in...

Samsung Launches Exhibition In A Bid To Recover Lost Art

Samsung has partnered with an art crime professional to create an online exhibition of lost artworks in an attempt to recover them. The show...

John Waters Will Donate 372 Artworks To The Baltimore Museum Of Art

American filmmaker and artist John Waters has promised to donate his collection of 372 artworks to the Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) upon the...

These Joan Mitchell Paintings Could Sell For $19M At Phillips

Two paintings by the abstract-expressionist painter Joan Mitchell (1925-1992) could fetch more than $19 million at a Phillips auction next month. A work by...

Is This The Best Online Resource Of Vincent Van Gogh Paintings?

A group of Dutch Museums has released a comprehensive database for Van Gogh paintings. The name of the database is Van Gogh Worldwide. It...

Controversial Philip Guston Exhibition Due to Open In 2022

The museums organizing the Philip Guston Now show have announced the opening of the exhibition in May 2022 at the Museum of Fine Arts...

Vatican Museums Close As Covid-19 Tests European Museums

On Wednesday morning, the Holy See Press Office announced that the Vatican Museums will be closed for the public from November 5 to, at...

Grayson Perry Faces Criticism For “Dead Wood” Comments

Grayson Perry is an English contemporary ceramist, and well-known cross-dresser and TV presenter. Perry gave an interview at the Arts Society, where he said...