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Odysseus Elytis
Οδυσσέας Ελύτης
1992 Exhibition Catalogue
Edition in Greek

Catalogue of the exhibition Odysseus Elytis held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 28 June to 6 September 1992.

This publication in Greek language, edited by the poet Ioulita Iliopoulou, includes 51 works (collages, temperas and transparencies), inspired by Sappho's poems, as well as excerpts of poems by Elytis.

*Edition in Greek

€10
Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Kathryn Kramer , Felix Klee , et al
Paul Klee
1993 Exhibition Catalogue
Bilingual edition (Greek, English)

Catalogue of the exhibition Paul Klee held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 26 June to 12 September 1993.

112 works (oil paintings, drawings and watercolours), on loan mainly from the Klee Foundation and the collection of the artist's family, but also from private collections and European galleries, are included in this fully illustrated, bilingual catalogue (Greek, English), accompanied by excerpts from Klee's writings, detailed chronology, bibliography, an interview with the artist as well as two poems dedicated to him.

Essays contributed by:
- Kathryn Kramer, Professor at the University of Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A.
- Felix Klee, the artist’s son
- Elisabeth Plessa, Curator of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Bilingual edition (Greek, English)

€20
Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Ziva Amishai-Maisels , Viviane Tarenne , et al
Chagall Méditerranéen
1994 Exhibition Catalogue
Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

Catalogue of the thematic exhibition The Mediterranean Chagall held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 26 June to 18 September 1994.

The exhibition's main objective was to examine Marc Chagal's relationship with the Mediterranean, through 108 works of the artist’s work (oil paintings, watercolours, gouaches, pastels, drawings, prints as well as some maquettes of well-known stained glass pieces and mosaics), from the Musée National d'Art Moderne (ΜΝΑΜ) - Centre Georges Pompidou, the collection of Ida Chagall, the artist's daughter, as well as other private collections.

All the works are included in this fully illustrated, bilingual catalogue (Greek, French), accompanied by poems and excerpts from the artist’s writings and lectures, chronology and bibliography.

Essays contributed by:
- Ziva Amishai-Maisels, Professor at the University of Jerusalem
- Viviane Tarenne, Head of the Art Graphics section of Centre Georges Pompidou
- Sylvie Forestier, Director of the Musée National de Message Biblique, Nice, France
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

€20
Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Mario Ursino , Roger Cardinal , et al
Giorgio de Chirico et le Mythe Grec
1995 Exhibition Catalogue
Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

Catalogue of the thematic exhibition Giorgio de Chirico and Greek Myth held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 25 June to 17 September 1995. That autumn, the exhibition was transferred to Volos, the artist’s birthplace, at the Giorgio de Chirico gallery of the Municipality of Volos and the Nicholas and Helen Porfyrogenis Foundation in Agria, Volos.

114 works (oil paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures), from the Giorgio and Isa de Chirico Foundation, the Santa Filippa Mareri Foundation and private collections, are included in this fully illustrated bilingual catalogue (Greek, French), accompanied by excerpts from texts written by the artist, an interview, chronology, bibliography and informative essays and comments relating to the works exhibited.

Essays contributed by:
- Mario Ursino, Curator of the Giorgio and Isa de Chirico Foundation’s collection
- Roger Cardinal, Professor of Literary and Visual Studies at the University of Kent, Canterbury
- Niki Loizidi, Professor of Art History
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

€20
Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Marina Lambraki-Plaka , Florence Cadouot-Michou , et al
Auguste Rodin - Camille Claudel
1996 Exhibition Catalogue
Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

Catalogue of the exhibition Auguste Rodin - Camille Claudel held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 7 July to 22 September 1996.

While placing emphasis on Rodin's work, the exhibition was aimed at presenting aspects from all phases of the artists' œuvre, including works created during their long relationship, which reveal the mutual influence that each one's sculpture exerted on the other's.

18 watercolours and 55 sculptures by Auguste Rodin, alongside 10 sculptures by Camille Claudel, from museums, foundations and private collections abroad - mainly from France and Switzerland - are included in this fully illustrated, bilingual catalogue (Greek, French), accompanied by bibliography and illustrated chronology for both artists, entries of the works, anthology, the testament of Rodin (advise to new artists), as well as a text by him dedicated to the Venus of Milos.

Essays contributed by:
- Marina Lambraki-Plaka, Director of the National Gallery of Greece
- Paul Claudel, Camille Claudel’s brother
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

€30
Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Robert Delpire , Fanny Constantinou
Lines of Sight, Milestones in the History of Photography
1997 Exhibition Catalogue
Trilingual edition (Greek, English, French)

Catalogue of the group exhibition Lines of Sight, Milestones in the History of Photography held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 29 June to 21 September 1997.

The exhibition presented the history of photography through the works of the best-known representatives of the various photographic genres (landscape, portrait, war photography, ethnographic photography, science and experimental photography, photojournalism, fashion), including pictures by pioneers of the Greek photography scene.

130 photographs by 26 famous photographers (Nadar, Beato, Marey, Atget, Demachy, the Lumière brothers, Curtis, Casasola, Ghisoland, Rodtchenko, Kertész, Lartigue, Sudek, Cartier-Bresson,Doisneau, Capa, Smith, Giacomelli, Moon, Salgado, Papaioannou, Nelly's, Meletzis, Harissiadis, Balafas, Manos) are included in this fully illustrated, trilingual catalogue (Greek, English, French), accompanied by short introductory texts for each photographer, biographies of all artists, chronology of important turning points in the history of photography and a glossary of photographic terms.

Essays contributed by:
- Robert Delpire, Former Director of the French National Centre of Photography
- Fanny Constantinidou, Curator of the photographic archives of the Benaki Museum
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Trilingual edition (Greek, English, French)

€30
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