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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). Antonis is a senior staff member at TheCollector, managing the Archaeology and Ancient History department. In his spare time, he publishes articles on his specialty.

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

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

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The British Museum Acquires A Jasper Johns Flag Print Worth $1M

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Baltimore Museum of Art Cancels Sotheby’s Auction

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Tate Curator Suspended For Comments On The Philip Guston Controversy

Tate Modern has disciplined Mark Godfrey - its international art curator - after he publicly criticized the museum for postponing the Philip Guston Now...

Activist Seeking The Restitution Of African Art Strikes Again In Paris

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Greek Exhibition Celebrates 2,500 Years Since The Battle of Salamis

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