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Greek graffiti – in pictures

The writing’s on the wall: graffiti in Athens reflect the anxiety felt by many Greeks amid the uncertainty over the country’s debt crisis

 Athena v Europa, Resist v Submit depicts the ancient statue from Milos of the goddess Aphrodite (better known as the Venus de Milo) wearing a scarf and a wreath consisting of the stars of the European Union flag, created by the French street artist Goin Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Athena v Europa, Resist v Submit depicts the ancient statue from Milos of the goddess Aphrodite (better known as the Venus de Milo) wearing a scarf and a wreath consisting of the stars of the European Union flag, created by the French street artist Goin
Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

 A woman passes graffiti in Athens Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty

A woman passes graffiti in Athens
Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty

 A stencil graffiti mocking the German chancellor, Angela Merkel Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty

A stencil graffiti mocking the German chancellor, Angela Merkel
Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty

 A child beset by demons, depicted on an abandoned building Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty

A child beset by demons, depicted on an abandoned building
Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty

The Greek economic crisis has inspired graffiti artists to express their thoughts on the walls of Athens Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

The Greek economic crisis has inspired graffiti artists to express their thoughts on the walls of Athens
Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

A stencil reading Greece v Everybody by street artist Fl1p in Athens reflects the growing sense of isolation within Europe felt by many Greeks Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

A stencil reading Greece v Everybody by street artist Fl1p in Athens reflects the growing sense of isolation within Europe felt by many Greeks
Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

 A graffito on a closed shop reflects Greek anxieties about what further EU demands will mean for the country after years of austerity Photograph: Yannis Kolesidis/EPA

A graffito on a closed shop reflects Greek anxieties about what further EU demands will mean for the country after years of austerity
Photograph: Yannis Kolesidis/EPA

 A zero euro coin Photograph: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

A zero euro coin
Photograph: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

 The death of euros painted by the French street artist Goin Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg/Getty

The death of euros painted by the French street artist Goin
Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg/Getty

 Graffiti in Athens showing someone breaking out of a cage after sawing through a padlock Photograph: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

Graffiti in Athens showing someone breaking out of a cage after sawing through a padlock
Photograph: Thanassis Stavrakis/AP

 

 

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