New York City “The Origins of El Greco: Icon Painting in Venetian Crete” atthe Onassis Cultural Center (November 16–February 27,2010). Domenikos Theotokopoulos, called El Greco (“the Greek”), trained as a youngartist in the milieu of the 16th-century icon painters of Crete, the island of hisbirth. This focused exhibition draws together works from public and private collections, somerarely seen, to examine the background of the master of Spanish mysticism.