- Porter and his wife, Aline, visited Greece in 1967 to see the almond
trees in bloom and the ancient architecture that had long intrigued
- With pastel grays, greens, and blues, Porter highlighted the beauty
of the repeating columns, steps, pathways, and arcades of the country’s
- The artist returned in 1970 and 1971. His book The Greek World
(1980) includes photographs by Porter and text by Peter Levi, a distinguished
poet and classical scholar.