Athens 1974

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“Αθήναί 1974”
Athens 1974

Oil painting on canvas (linen) 70 x 60 cm.
December 1977

DEMOCRACY RESTORED IN … ATHENS.

The statue of Leonidas at Thermopylae, although – admittedly – having little to do with Athens, rises up above the city, and personifies democracy.

Reminiscence:
Μίκης Θεοδωράκης: “Χρυσοπράσινο φύλλο” (Gold green leaf = Cyprus)

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