Delacroix & The Greek War

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The Tel­oglion Foun­da­tion in Thes­sa­loniki is cur­rently show­ing “Delacroix Di­rects 1821,” an ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plor­ing the work of French artist Eu­gene Delacroix (17981863). Even though the artist never vis­ited Greece, he was deeply af­fected by the coun­try’s War of In­de­pen­dence in 1821 and cre­ated two land­mark paint­ings, “The Mas­sacre at Chios” and “Greece on the Ru­ins of Mis­so­longhi.” The ex­hi­bi­tion ex­plores the cre­ation and the im­pact of these two par­tic­u­lar works. Open­ing hours are Tuesdays, Thurs­days and Fri­days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Wed­nes­days from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m., and Satur­days and Sun­days from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tel­oglion Foun­da­tion, 159A Aghiou Dim­itriou, tel 2310.247.111, www.tel­oglion.gr

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