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Athens: Exhibition on Mount Athos in Greek art

An exhibition organised by the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation (MIET) entitled “The Holy Mount in Greek art” is to open on January 24 in Athens at the Eynard Mansion (Aghiou Constantinou 20).The exhibition was set up in collaboration with the art gallery of the semi-autonomous monastic community of Mount Athos in northern Greece and focuses mainly on works produced in the early decades of the 20th century.About 180 paintings, etchings and books by 43 artists will be on display. Some of these belong to MIET’s collection, others are from the Mount Athos Gallery and others are on loan from a number of public and private collections in Greece.