On this day in
1608 John Milton London, poet, was born
1641 Anthonie "Antoon" van Dyck Flemish painter, dies at 42
The DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art is a non-profit institution based in Athens, Greece. The Foundation was established in Geneva in 1983 by collector Dakis Joannou, together with curators Adelina von Fürstenberg and Efi Strousa. Ever since, DESTE has been organizing exhibitions and has been supporting projects and publications internationally.