I wonder where all of the heads went?
Mosaic floor from a Roman villa. Looks like an optical illusion.
Miniature statues of deities.
An ancient mirror.
Ancient accessories that can pass as modern ones.
Experiments with colours.
Corinthian soldiers’ helmet and spear.
Head of Dionysos. Greek God of wine and revelry.
A Roman statue
Great garden idea! Love the cacti.
Beautiful Corinthian pots. I wish I had the big one in my home 😉
Another head of Dionysus
Ancient Greek Gravestones
A few photographs from the museum in Ancient Corinth. I got too excited, so I took so many photos that it was hard to sort them out afterwards. I just don’t want to forget everything that I have seen, as being in a museum can sometimes be overwhelming.
Μερικές φωτογραφίες από το μουσείο της Αρχαίας Κορίνθου. Ενθούσιαστηκα πολύ, και εβγαλα πολλέs φωτογραφίες και ηταν δυσκολο να τις τακτοποιησω μετα. Απλά δεν θέλω να ξεχασω ολα οσα εχω δει , γιατι μερικες φορες οταν πηγαινεις σε μουσείο η επμειρία μπορει να είναι συντριπτικός.
The impressive Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center just recently opened its doors to visitors. The cultural center is located in Kalithea, Athens and, from certain vantage points, offers stunning views of Athens, one can see the Port of Faliro and the Acropolis. For months, before its completion, seeing the cranes in the sky brought a refreshing air of optimism to the economic stricken Greece. The center has a huge library, a pond for sailing, yoga lessons, cinema room, as well as activities for children.
‘Something’s Brewing’ digital collage by Angela Zafiris
Something is brewing, and I don’t think it’s going to be good.
Κάτι ‘μαγειρεύεταικαι’ και δεν νομίζω ότι θα είναι καλό.
The ‘Venus de Milo’ at Louvre Museum in France was discovered in 1820 on the Greek island of Milos.
I know, if Aphrodite spoke she would not be speaking in English, or French for that matter. But, I’m sure she would picked up a few foreign words here and there from all those years of being at the Louvre and listening to the tourists speak.
The strange thing about this post is that at the time that I came up with the idea I didn’t know that there is an actual campaign in Greece, specifically by the residents of the island of Milos, to bring the statue back to the island. So weird! Maybe it’s a sign that it will return? It doesn’t seem to likely since it has been at the Louvre for such a long time. But, if it does happen it would be an extraordinary event to see the removal and return of the statue however you may feel about it.
“She’s Stuck” illustation by Angela Zafiris
I”ll probably go back to this and see what else I can do. For now it’s good enough.
“For the love of money..’ handmade collage by Angela Zafiris
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
1 Timothy 6:10
Let it serve you, don’t let it be your master.
These women are not as silent as we think they are. They’ve seen and
heard it all!
*All jokes have been translated from ancient Greek to English.
“Planet Drama Queen” minimal collage by Angela Zafiris
“All the world’s a stage and most of us are desperately unrehearsed.” Sean O’Casey
‘Breaking the ice’minimal collage on paper by Angela Zafiris
“To be the first to break the ice of the enterprize.”- Plutarch, ‘Lives of the noble Grecians and Romanes’
“If it be so, sir, that you are the man
Must stead us all and me amongst the rest,
And if you break the ice and do this feat,
Achieve the elder, set the younger free
For our access, whose hap shall be to have her
Will not so graceless be to be ingrate.” Shakespeare, ‘The Taming of the Shrew’
“Birch Trees’ by Angela Zafiris
My first attempt at painting trees on a large canvas. I was inspired by a couple of videos that I saw on YouTube and thought I’d give it a try. Trees are fun to paint and I don’t think that you can mess up too badly.