Celebrated Greek painter Alekos Fassianos dies at 86

Greek painter Alekos Fassianos attends a ceremony for the presentation of the medal of the Athens Marathon, in Athens, on Nov. 4, 2019.  (Markos Chouzouris / Eurokinissi via AP) Greek painter Alekos Fassianos attends a ceremony for the presentation of the medal of the Athens Marathon, in Athens, on Nov. 4, 2019. (Markos Chouzouris / Eurokinissi via AP)

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