List of Greek artists


List of Greek artists

This is a list of Greek artists from the antiquity to today.Artists have been categorised according to their main artistic profession and according to the major historical period they lived in:The Ancient (until the foundation of the Byzantine Empire), the Byzantine (until the fall of Constantinople in 1453) and the Modern period (1453-today).

Ancient Greece

Poets

Painters

Agatharchus,
Antiphilus,
Apelles,
Apollodorus (painter),
Aristides of Thebes,
Cimon of Cleonae,
Echion (painter),
Euphranor,
Eupompus,
Melanthius,
Panaenus,
Parrhasius,
Pausias,
Polyeidos (poet),
Polygnotus,
Protogenes,
Theon of Samos,
Timarete,
Timomachus,
Zeuxis and Parrhasius,

Vase painters

Potters

Andokides,
Euphronios,
Euthymides,
Exekias,
Kachrylion,
Nikosthenes,
Phintias (painter),

Sculptors

Cephisodotus the Elder,
Cephisodotus the Younger,
Demetrius of Alopece,
Euphranor,
Eutychides,
Leochares,
Lysippos,
Lysistratus,
Polycles (370BC),
Polykleitos,
Polykleitos the Younger,
Praxias and Androsthenes,
Praxiteles,
Scopas,
Silanion,
Thrasymedes,
Timotheos,
Ageladas,
Alcamenes,
Calamis (5th century BC),
Kresilas,
Kritios,
Lycius (sculptor),
Micon,
Myron,
Onatas,
Paeonius,
Phidias,
Polykleitos,
Pythagoras of Rhegium,
Strongylion,
Ageladas,
Antenor,
Archermus,
Bathycles of Magnesia,
Bupalus,
Canachus,
Dipoenus and Scyllis,
Endoeus,
Hegias of Athens,
Rhoecus,
Smilis,
Theodorus of Samos,
Butades,
Agasias,
Agesander of Rhodes,
Alexandros of Antioch,
Apollonius of Tralles,
Boethus,
Bryaxis,
Calamis (4th century BC),
Chares of Lindos,
Damophon,
Epigonus,
Eutychides,
Lysippos,
Lysistratus,
Menecrates (sculptor),
Pasiteles,
Polycles (155BC),
Praxiteles,
Sosicles (sculptor),
Xenokrates of Sicyon,

Architects

Apollodorus of Damascus,
Callimachus (sculptor),
Chersiphron,
Dinocrates,
Eupalinus,
Iktinos,
Kallikrates,
Metagenes,
Mnesikles,
Aeulius Nicon,
Philon,
Pythis,
Satyros,
Sostratus of Cnidus,

Novelists

Achilles Tatius,
Antonius Diogenes,
Chariton,
Heliodorus of Emesa,
Iamblichus (novelist),
Longus,
Lucian,
Xenophon of Ephesus

Actors

Metrobius,
Thespis

Dramatists and playwrights

Achaeus of Eretria,
Achaeus of Syracuse,
Aeschylus,
Agathon,
Alexander Aetolus,
Alexis,
Anaxandrides,
Antiphanes,
Aphareus (writer),
Apollodorus of Carystus,
Aristarchus of Tegea,
Aristophanes,
Carcinus (writer),
Chaeremon,
Choerilus (tragic poet),
Cleophon (poet),
Cratinus,
Diphilus,
Epicharmus of Kos,
Eupolis,
Euripides,
Hegemon of Thasos,
Herodas,
Ion of Chios,
Iophon,
Menander,
Neophron,
Nicochares,
Pherecrates,
Philemon (poet),
Phrynichus (comic poet),
Phrynichus (tragic poet),
Plato (comic poet),
Pratinas,
Rhinthon,
Sophocles,
Sositheus,
Strattis,
Theodectes,
Xenocles

Musicians

Alypius composer,
Terpander poet and kitharode

Byzantine Greece

Poets

Christopher of Mytilene,
Michael Glycas,
John Mauropous,
Vitsentzos Kornaros,
Michael Tarchaniota Marullus,
Paul the Silentiary,
Manuel Philes,
George Pisida,
Michael Psellos,
John Tzetzes

Painters

Michael Astrapas and Eutychios
Theophanes the Greek

Architects

Anthemius of Tralles,
Isidore of Miletus

Writers

Nicephorus Blemmydes,
Nicholas Cabasilas,
Cassianus Bassus,
Demetrius Chalcondylas,
Michael Choniates,
Coluthus,
Constantine Manasses,
Constantine VII,
Cosmas Indicopleustes,
Eustathius of Thessalonica,
Patriarch Gregory II of Constantinople,
Hesychius of Miletus,
Kekaumenos,
Leontios of Neapolis,
Leontius (writer),
Joannes Laurentius Lydus,
Mazaris,
Patriarch Photios I of Constantinople,
Leontius Pilatus,
Rhetorius,
Simeon Seth,
Theodore Prodromus,
Theodorus Hyrtacenus,
Anna Comnena,
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus,
Isaac of Nineveh,
John of Damascus,
Michael Psellos,
Procopius,
Zozimus

Modern Greece

Painters

Phaedon Anastasiades,
Constantine Andreou,
Giorgio de Chirico,
Alexandros Christofis,
Hermon di Giovanno,
Dionysius of Fourna,
El Greco,
Nikos Engonopoulos,
Demetrios Farmakopoulos,
Demetrios Galanis,
Nicholaos Gysis,
Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas,
Theophilos Hatzimihail,
Georgios Jakobides,
Christos Kapralos,
Vassilis Karakatsanis,
Photios Kontoglou,
Kourouniotis,
Nektarios Livisianos,
Nikiphoros Lytras,
Dimitris C. Milionis,
Yiannis Moralis,
Theocharis Mores,
Dimitris Mytaras,
Nicos Nicolaides,
Nikos Nikolaou,
Périclès Pantazis,
George Papassavas,
Mina Papatheodorou-Valyraki,
Konstantinos Parthenis,
Yiannis Poulakas,
Yiannis Psychopedis,
Litsa Spathi,
Yannis Stavrou,
Panayiotis Tetsis,
Epameinondas Thomopoulos,
Yannis Tsarouchis,
Chrisostomo Tsotso,
Antonio Vassilacchi,
Lydia Venieri,
Konstantinos Volanakis,
Constantin Xenakis,
Nikolaos Xydias Typaldos,
Odysseus Yakoumakis,

Potters

George Vavatsis

Sculptors

Joannis Avramidis
Constantine Andreou,
Chryssa,
Kostas Dikefalos,
Jannis Kounellis,
Memos Makris,
Thodoros Papadimitriou,
Thodoros Papayiannis,
Nikolaos Pavlopoulos,
Kyriakos Rokos,
Takis,
Vassilis Vassili,
Lydia Venieri,
Constantin Xenakis

Film directors

Kostas Andritsos,
Theo Angelopoulos,
Michael Cacoyannis,
George Pan Cosmatos,
Costa Gavras,
Iakovos Kambanelis,
Giorgos Konstadinou,
Nikos Koundouros,
Manakis brothers,
Nico Mastorakis,
Laura Neri,
Dimitris Papamichael,
Nikos Papatakis,
Pavlos Tassios,
Vassilis Photopoulos,
Yannis Smaragdis,
George Tzavellas,
Agnès Varda,
Dimitris Voyatzis

Poets

Aris Alexandrou,
Manolis Anagnostakis,
Olga Broumas,
Demetrios Capetanakis,
Constantine P. Cavafy,
Athanasios Christopoulos,
Nikos Dimou,
Odysseas Elytis,
Andreas Embirikos,
Nikos Engonopoulos,
Rigas Feraios,
Nikos Gatsos,
Demetris Th. Gotsis,
Sotiris Kakisis,
Ektor Kaknavatos,
Andreas Kalvos,
Iakovos Kambanelis,
Paraskevas Karasoulos,
Nikos Karouzos,
Kostas Karyotakis,
Nikos Kavvadias,
Nikos Kazantzakis,
Antigone Kefala,
Dimitris P. Kraniotis,
Napoleon Lapathiotis,
Dimitris Lyacos,
Jean Moréas,
Kostis Palamas,
Alexandros Panagoulis,
Tzimis Panousis,
Lefteris Papadopoulos,
George Pavlopoulos,
Dimitris Pistikos,
Maria Polydouri,
Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves,
Yiannis Ritsos,
Miltos Sachtouris,
Giorgos Seferis,
Angelos Sikelianos,
Takis Sinopoulos,
Giannis Skarimpas,
Dionysios Solomos,
Alexandros Soutsos,
Alexis Stamatis,
Theodore Stephanides,
Nanos Valaoritis,
Kostas Varnalis,
Vassilis Vassilikos,
Haris Vlavianos,
Yannis Yfantis

Novelists

Yannis Anastasopoulos,
Andreas Karkavitsas,
Georgios Balanos,
Penelope Delta,
Apostolos Doxiadis,
Christos Garoufalis,
Vicky Hadjivassiliou,
Dimitris Hantzopoulos,
Andreas Kalvos,
Christos Kapralos,
Nikos Kazantzakis,
Anestis Keramidas,
Photios Kontoglou,
Adamantios Korais,
Ioannis Kottounios,
Yannis Makriyannis,
Menis Koumantareas,
Alexandros Papadiamantis,
Zacharias Papantoniou,
Pythagoras Papastamatiou,
Konstantinos Plevris,
Ioannis Psycharis,
Giannis Skarimpas,
Soti Triantafyllou,
Vassilis Vassilikos,
Demetrius Vikelas,
Alki Zei

Dramatists and playwrights

Angelos Terzakis,
Crates (comic poet),
Apostolos Doxiadis,
Nikos Kazantzakis,
Dimitris Lyacos,
M. Karagatsis,
Nicos Nicolaides,
Dimitris Psathas,
Alexandros Rhizos Rhankaves,
Giannis Skarimpas

Actors

Singers

Musicians

Composers


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