Collector’s Perception | Iraklio | To May 20

The artworks in "Collector's Perception - Sotiris Felios Collection," an exhibition curated by art historian Louiza Karapidaki, trace the character of Greek art over the past three decades. With the exception of two works, one by Takis, the other by Nikos Egonopoulos, all rest were created between 1988 and 2018.

Shipping magnate claims PM, minister asked him to support friendly businessman

Greek shipping magnate Vangelis Marinakis claimed in a radio interview on Thursday that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Digital Policy Minister Nikos Pappas had asked him to pay the first instalment of a TV license fee on behalf of another businessman who was reportedly on good terms with the government.

The Misanthrope | Athens | To May 26

Former artistic director Yannis Houvardas returns to the Greek National Theater with a modern and quirky production of "The Misanthrope," a Moliere classic embraced by stage artists around the world for its adaptability and the way it exposes hypocrisy, regardless of time and place. The production is in Greek, but comes with English subtitles every Saturday (8.30 p.m.) and Sunday (7 p.m.).

Benaki show spotlights an oft-overlooked artist

"What are you going to be when you grow up?" actress Marika Kotopouli asked 12-year-old Demosthenis (Dimos) Skoulakis while visiting the boy's parents in the family's Athens home in the early 1950s. "An artist," he responded without hesitation. "Yannis, come meet a colleague," she said laughing to her friend, the artist Yannis Tsarouchis.

Doctors Without Borders pays tribute to Yannis Behrakis

Doctors Without Borders (Medecins sans Frontieres) has published a video paying tribute to Yannis Behrakis, the late photojournalist whose poignant images helped raise international awareness of the plight of hundreds of thousands of refugees trying to escape war at the peak of the migrant crisis in Greece in 2015 and 2016.