The 18th century, witnessed a reversal in the city’s fortunes as its council leaders and great thinkers of the Enlightenment restyled Edinburgh as ‘the Athens of the North’. As Athens had been a center for ancient learning, New Town Edinburgh now flaunted its credentials as a world leader for academic discipline, reasoning and discovery.
Dimitris Daskalopoulos announced on April 13th, 2022, the donation of a major body from the D. Daskalopoulos Collection of modern art to leading institutions in Athens, Chicago, New York and the United Kingdom. A private collection becomes a resource for the public benefit. Over 350 works by 142 artists from […]