Friday, October 25, 2013

Commemorating the National Celebration - WAR ICONOGRAPHY



Published Friday, October 25, 2013 in the Greek News Agenda

COMMEMORATING THE NATIONAL CELEBRATION

"The anniversary of Greece's entry into World War II - October 28, 1940 - will be commemorated during the weekend with customary parades and festivities across the country.  . . . . 

War Iconography

...... The all-embracing rally atmosphere was depicted in the era's popular iconography.  Many important artists of the era created fervent and compelling works to support the war effort, which have since become some of the best known images for Greeks of all generations.

Kostas Grammatopoulos was among the most prolific poster artists for the Greek campaign ........

The women's war efforts were also a popular theme:  . . . . . 

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