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Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Herbert A. Cahn
Alberto Giacometti
1992 Exhibition Catalogue
Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

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

110 works (sculptures, oil paintings and drawings), from museums, foundations, galleries and private collections from Switzerland, France, England and the U.S.A, are included in this fully illustrated, bilingual catalogue (Greek, French), accompanied by comments about the artist, an interview by Balthus to K. Koutsomallis on Giacometti’s work, chronology, as well as selected bibliography.

Essays contributed by:
- Herbert A. Cahn, Professor at the University of Heidelberg
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Bilingual edition (Greek, French)

€20
Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Didier Ottinger , William Jeffett
Ancient Greece and André Masson
2007 Exhibition Catalogue
Edition in English

Catalogue of the exhibition Ancient Greece and André Masson held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 1 July to 30 September 2007.

The aim of the exhibition was to investigate and highlight the references to Ancient Greece and its civilization in the work of this dynamic artist and the iconographic associations revealed between the two.

This catalogue contains 83 of the artist’s works (oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, sculptures, etc.) as well as bibliography and detailed illustrated chronology.

Essays contributed by:
- Dr Didier Ottinger, Senior Curator at Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
- Dr William Jeffett, Curator of Exhibitions, Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.A.
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Edition in English

€30
Kyriakos Koutsomallis , Hélène Glykatzi-Ahrweiler , Niki Loizidi , et al
Approaching Surrealism
2012 Exhibition Catalogue
Bilingual edition (Greek, English)

Catalogue of the group exhibition Approaching Surrealism held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation from 1 July to 30 September 2012.

The exhibition featured more than 100 exhibits, including collages, paintings, and sculptures, constructions, prints, and photographs, as well as highly relevant archival material, by 30 international and Greek artists:
Jean Arp, Hans Bellmer, Victor Brauner, André Breton, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, Paul Delvaux, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, André Masson, Roberto Matta, Joan Miró, Méret Oppenheim, Wolfgang Paalen, Francis Picabia, Man Ray, Wifredo Lam, René Magritte, Mayo, Kurt Schwitters, Yves Tanguy, Dorothea Tanning, Marie Wilson, Nanos Valaoritis, Nikos Engonopoulos, Odysseus Elytis, Andreas Embiricos, Nicolas Calas, Mario Prassinos, Yerassimos Steris.

Colour reproductions of all the works are included in this bilingual catalogue (Greek, English), accompanied by essays by:
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation
- Hélène Glykatzi-Ahrweiler, Byzantinologist - Vice-President of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation
- Niki Loizidi, Art Historian
- Nanos Valaoritis, Poet
- Alekos Fassianos, Painter
- Ioulita Iliopoulou, Poet
- Nandja Argyropoulou, Art Historian

*Bilingual edition (Greek, English)

€30
Marie Koutsomallis-Moreau
At the Museum!
Children's Book
Edition in English

Why can't we get up close to the works of art?
What is a collection?
What is a work of art used for?

More than 100 questions finally find their answers in this book dedicated to the Collection of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation, and to museums in general as well!

Here's to curiosity, the most wonderful quality of all!

*Edition in English

€18
Marie Koutsomallis-Moreau
Au musée!
Children's Book
Edition in French

Why can't we get up close to the works of art?
What is a collection?
What is a work of art used for?

More than 100 questions finally find their answers in this book dedicated to the Collection of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation, and to museums in general as well!

Here's to curiosity, the most wonderful quality of all!

*Edition in French

€18
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
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