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    Off Center, Vol. 2, No 4: Contemporary Art at the Onassis Cultural Center New York, Fall 2016
    Monday, December 05, 2016
    For this special edition of Off Center, Anthony Audi, the editor of our digital journal, interviewed the three artists whose work was commissioned in conjunction with the Onassis Festival NY 2016: Antigone Now.
  2. Off Center: The Role of the Artist in Society
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    A selection of texts and videos from prominent 20th century thinkers examine the role and responsibilities of artists towards the common good.
  3. Off Center: Antigone Now
    Thursday, September 29, 2016
    Sophocles’ play Antigone from 441 BC is more relevant today than ever before. Learn more about the classical heroine and her many, modern-day reincarnations.
  4. Off Center: Philosophers
    Friday, June 17, 2016
    Among the highlights from the "Gods and Mortals at Olympus" exhibition are statues of four philosophers, each seated on a throne. The sculptures were uncovered in the Villa of Dionysus, a luxurious Roman residence in Dion...
  5. Off Center: Alexander the Great
    Friday, June 10, 2016
    In the 5th century BCE, King Archelaus turned Dion into the religious center of his Macedonian empire. He established Olympic games there, and offered patronage to the likes of Euripides. A hundred years later, his great-grandson Alexander went on to conquer the Persian empire...
  6. Off Center: The Contemporary Art of “Gods and Mortals at Olympus”
    Thursday, May 12, 2016
    In conjunction with the exhibition “Gods and Mortals at Olympus,” the Onassis Cultural Center NY commissioned two works of contemporary art: Kostas Ioannidis’s sound piece “Memory of, memory of, memory of,” and Maria Zervos’s video installation, “My Half of the Sky, MY Half of the Earth,” a work inspired by the poetry of Telesilla, who lived in Argos in the 4th century BCE.
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