The Art that Blooms in Athens

Artist: Fikos (Greece)  -Next time you wanna whisper "I love you" in the dark, say it loud. Else, it may never be heard.- Second mural from "Wasted Love" Project - Athens - GREECE --- (2014).

Artist: Fikos (Greece)
-Next time you wanna whisper “I love you” in the dark, say it loud. Else, it may never be heard.-
Second mural from “Wasted Love” Project – Athens – GREECE — (2014).

Amidst the collapse and decay of the memorandum years there is a blooming public art scene on the walls of Athens. Graffiti ranging from the overtly political to the whimsical affords colour and pathos to the harsh existence being lived by the city’s inhabitants.

The New York Times recently ran an article Across Athens, Graffiti worth a Thousand Words of Malaise  that highlighted the vibrant art scene on the public walls and spaces of Athens. see here

The graffiti shown on this page has come fron the Graffiti in Athens facebook page shown here

The work of the artist iNo can be found on his webpage here

The work of the artist Achilles can be found on his facebook page here

 

Achilles street artist -- "Breath" Graffiti in Athens — at Xalandri.

Achilles street artist — “Breath”
Graffiti in Athens — at Xalandri.

See below for further images

 

Artist: Manolis Anastasakos "Expulsion from Eden" Inspired by the German painter: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794 – 1872). "Die Verstoßung aus dem Paradies". Stadiou Str. & (Eolou) ---Athens Center (Near Omonia Sqr.)

Artist: Manolis Anastasakos “Expulsion from Eden”
Inspired by the German painter: Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794 – 1872). “Die Verstoßung aus dem Paradies”.
Stadiou Str. & (Eolou) —Athens Center (Near Omonia Sqr.)

 

 

Artist: Skitsofrenis - Kalamata / Greece https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skitsofrenis/424772167589983?fref=ts Portrait of the Greek Poet Constantine P. Cavafy

Artist: Skitsofrenis – Kalamata / Greece https://www.facebook.com/pages/Skitsofrenis/424772167589983?fref=ts
Portrait of the Greek Poet Constantine P. Cavafy

 

Artist: Skitsofrenis  2009

Artist: Skitsofrenis 2009

 

 

Artist: SOX --- Greece --- http://sox.gr/filter/street-art --- http://sox.gr/filter/street-art "I Will Rise Again", paste up project --- Anonymous Photos from Costas Roussis --- Photocopies and wheat paste

Artist: SOX — Greece — http://sox.gr/filter/street-arthttp://sox.gr/filter/street-art
“I Will Rise Again”, paste up project — Anonymous Photos from Costas Roussis — Photocopies and wheat paste

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