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Dimitris Plantzos

Dimitris Plantzos is a classical archaeologist, educated at Athens and Oxford. He is the author of various articles and books on Greek art and archaeology, archaeological theory and classical reception. His Greek-language textbook on Greek Art and Archaeology, first published in 2011 by Kapon Editions, was published in 2016 in English and is now available by American publishers Lockwood Press in Atlanta, GA. He was co-editor of the volume A Singular Antiquity: Archaeology and Hellenic Identity in Twentieth Century Greece (published in Athens in 2008) and the Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Greek Art (2012; paperback ed. 2018). His more recent books are Archaeologies of the Classical, an overview of archaeological method in the post-positivist era (Eikostos Protos, 2014); The Recent Future, a study of archaeological biopolitics in contemporary Greece (Nefeli, 2016); and his study The Art of Painting in Ancient Greece (Kapon Editions and Lockwood Press, 2018). He is co-director of the Argos Orestikon Excavation Project and an associate editor for the Journal of Greek Media and Culture; he teaches classical archaeology and reception at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.