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July 16, 2009

Artist receives award for work to reunify Elgin Marbles

Posted at 12:42 pm in Elgin Marbles

Los Angeles artist Alexey Steele has received an award in Athens for setting up the organisation Artists for Marbles.

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Alexey Steele receives a prestigious Artemis Award and announces the formation of Artists for Marbles
Los Angeles 7/14/2009 01:22 AM GMT (TransWorldNews)

Athens, Greece. Alexey Steele, a noted Los Angeles artist, was recognized for celebrating the power and beauty of women through his art on a heroic scale in the modern world particularly in his multi-figure compositions “The Circle” and “The Soul of The Hero”. He was one of the 14 distinguished honorees and came to Athens for the Annual Euro-American Women’s Council’s Global Forum sponsored by the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Culture, and the Mayor of Athens.

Honorable Deputy Foreign Minister Theodore Kassimis, Former Economic Minister Peter Doukas, Vice Mayor of Athens Sophie Daskalaki Mytilinaiou were among government officials, dignitaries and celebrities gathered at the historic Zapio Megaro to Honor the 2009 EAWC Award recipients at the 13th annual EAWC Global Women’s Forum on the 15th of June.
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