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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.

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Art as Experience: An In-Depth Guide to John Dewey’s Theory of Art

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