Costakis Collection | Thessaloniki | June 8 – November 12

The Thessaloniki Museum of Modern Art takes over the Moni Lazariston venue with an exhibition of pieces and archives from its famed Costakis Collection of Russian avant-garde art - arguably one of the best of its kind in the world. "50+1 Stories" goes back to the Greek collector's archives to explore the entire era and how it was expressed in different forms of art.

Francoise Gilot, the woman who dumped Picasso

France's Francoise Gilot, who died on June 6 aged 101, survived what she called the "hell" of being Spanish artist Pablo Picasso's mistress and muse to become a renowned artist in her own right.

The Picasso Museum in Paris confirmed her death to AFP, after the New York Times reported Gilot had passed away following recent heart and lung ailments.

Exhibit offers Picasso through feminist lens

Fifty years after art icon Pablo Picasso's death, his legacy is reassessed by comedian Hannah Gadsby in a Brooklyn Museum exhibition in New York, this time through a contemporary, feminist lens.

In her 2018 Netflix special "Nanette," Gadsby expressed "hate" for the Spanish master of Cubism and the creator of works like "Guernica" and "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon."

Bulgaria: The Monument to the Soviet Army in Sofia was again covered with Red Paint

The monument to the Soviet Army in the center of Sofia has been painted again.

One of its compositions is filled with red paint, which also splashed the space around the monument.

On the central part of the monument in red letters is written - DISMANTLE.

This is another attack on the monument, which periodically causes protests "for" and "against" its removal.

Special education schools pave career paths

A student works the loom at a Special Vocational Training School in the town of Kilkis in northern Greece, in a photograph released on Saturday. He is among dozens of young men and women with special needs attending such schools across the country, where they acquire skills that will help them earn a living, develop their social skills and also express their creative side.

Yannis Gaitis | Athens | To May 14

Marking 100 years since the birth of the great Greek modernist Yannis Gaitis (1923-1984), the B&M Theocharakis Foundation ( presents the retrospective show "The Essence of Anonymity." The career-spanning exhibition starts with his 1944 self-portrait and stretches to the end of his creative journey, with pieces on loan from galleries, foundations and private collections, including sev