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Modern Greek Painters: Aghinor Asteriadis "Piraeus"

Improve your Greek by talking about some of the most important paintings in the Greek world. Discover new aspects of modern Greek art and culture while learning about the painters and other visual artists.

"Piraeus", 1973

Aghinor Asteriadis (1898-1977) was a Greek painter and engraver of the "Thirties Generation". During the interwar years, he participated in the creation of innovative artistic group 'Omas Techni'. He attempted to combine in his work elements of the Greek folk tradition, of Byzantine iconography, as well as ofcubism and other artistic movements of the early 20th century.

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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