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National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST

Public Institution
National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST
Vas. Georgiou Β’ 17-19 and Rigillis street
10675 Athens
Greece
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tel +30 210 924 21 11-3
fax +30 210 924 52 00
www.emst.gr
 
Opening hours:
Tu, We, Fr, Sa, Su  11:00-19:00
Th  11:00-22:00
National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST

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Profile
Foundation year: 2000
Director(s): Anna Kafetsi
 
 Artists
Marina Abramovic  1946, RS
Vito Acconci  1940, US
Dimitris Alithinos  1945, GR
Carl Andre  1935, US
Andreas Angelidakis  1968, GR
Stephanos Antonakos  1926-2013, GR
Dimitris Antonitsis  1966, GR
Costas Aristopoulos  
Kutlug Ataman  1961, TR
Manolis Baboussis  1950, GR
Miroslaw Balka  1958, PL
Zoe Beloff  1958, UK
Lynda Benglis  1941, US
Sadie Benning  1973, US
Joseph Beuys  1921-1986, DE
Dara Birnbaum  1946, US
Chronis Botsoglou  1941, GR
Chris Burden  1946, US
Sophie Calle  1953, FR
Vlassis Caniaris  1928-2011, GR
Chryssa  1933-2013, US
Bia Davou  1932-1996, GR
Köken Ergun  1976, TR
Makis Faros  1967, GR
Katharina Fritsch  1956, DE
Kendell Geers  1968, ZA
Jean Luc Godard  1930, FR
Nan Goldin  1953, US
Dan Graham  1942, US
Yorgos Gyparakis  1962, GR
George Hadjimichalis  1954, GR
Yiorgos Harvalias  1956, GR
Mona Hatoum  1952, LB
Gary Hill  1951, US
Rebecca Horn  1944, DE
Emily Jacir  1970, PS
Joan Jonas  1936, US
Ilya Kabakov  RU
Niki Kanagini  1933-2008, GR
Michalis Katzourakis  1933, GR
Nikos Kessanlis  1930-2004, GR
Kimsooja  1957, KR
Dimosthenis Kokkinidis  1929, GR
Yannis Kondaratos  1968, GR
Sophia Kosmaoglou  1970, ZA
Jannis Kounellis  1936, IT, GR
Dimitris Kozaris  1960, GR
Wolfgang Laib  1950, DE
Dimitra Lazaridou  1966, GR
Yiorgos Lazongas  1945, GR
LTL  
Chris Marker  1921-2012, FR
Kyriakos Mortarakos  1948, GR
Lars Movin  
Antoni Muntadas  1942, ES
Lia Nalbantidou  1967, GR
Bruce Nauman  1941, US
Nikos Navridis  1958, GR
Shirin Neshat  1957, IR
Dennis Oppenheim  1938-2011, US
Tony Oursler  1957, US
Nam June Paik  1932-2006, US, KR
Effie Paleologou  1960, GR
Danil Panagopoulos  1924-2008, GR
Rena Papaspyrou  1938, GR
Jannis Psychopedis  1945, GR
Alexandros Psychoulis  1966, GR
Walid Raad  1967, LB
Oliver Ressler  1970, AT
Pipilotti Rist  1962, CH
Martha Rosler  1943, US
Jayce Salloum  1958, CA
Lucas Samaras  1936, US, GR
Joel Sanders  1956, US
Carolee Schneemann  1939, US
Allan Sekula  1951-2013, US
Gregory Shephard  
Ann-Sofi Sidén  1962, SE
Sotiris Sorogas  1936, GR
Marios Spiliopoulos  1957, GR
Danae Stratou  1964, GR
Thomas Struth  1954, DE
Suh Do-Ho  1962, KR
Pepi Svoronou-Kokkinidi  1934, GR
Tessera  1999, UK
Costas Tsoclis  1930, GR
Dimitris Tsoublekas  1967
Spencer Tunick  1967, US
Kostas Varotsos  1955, GR
Kostis Velonis  1968, GR
Bill Viola  1951, US
Gillian Wearing  1963, UK
Robert Wilson  1941, US
Pantelis Xagoraris  1929-2000, GR
Zafos Xagoraris  1963, GR
Vadim Zakharov  1959, RU
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 Previous Exhibitions   61
2014
  Solo showAndreas Angelidakis - Every End is A Beginning

2013
  Group showHybrid Stories
  Solo showDimitris Alithinos - A Retrospective

2012
  Group showIvan Grubanov and Vangelis Vlahos - Current Pasts / Project Room
  Solo showAlexandros Georgiou
  Solo showDilek Winchester
  Solo showGeorgios Xenos
  Group showΕΜST at the Roof Train
  Solo showGeorgios Xenos
  Group showSonictime Speech/sound/silence From The Emst Collection
  Solo showGülsün Karamustafa - The Apartment Building

2011
  Solo showNina Papaconstantinou - Instead of writing
  Solo showGeorge Hadjimichalis - The Painter A.K. - A Novel
  Solo showCarlos Garaicoa - Photo-topography / Commissions 2011
  Solo showApostolos Georgiou - Painting

2010
Description Group showPolitics of Art
  Group showSonic Facade - Peristyle
  Solo showAthanasios Argianas
Description and image Solo showYang Fudong - Seven Intellectuals in a Bamboo Forest and Other Stories
  Solo showKostis Velonis - Loneliness on Common Ground: How Can Society Do What Each Person Dreams
  Solo showΧurban Collective
  Solo showroomwithaview
Description and image Group showWonder Women from the EMST collection / Project Room
Description and image Solo showChronis Botsoglou, Α Retrospective

2009
Description and image Solo showY.Z. KAMI - BEYOND SILENCE
Description and image Solo showMARK AMERIKA - UNREALTIME - Retrospective Exhibition
Description and image Group showheart in heart
Description and image Solo showGeorge Drivas - (un-)documented
Description and image Group showExpanded Ecologies - Perspectives in a Time of Emergency
Description and image Solo showShirin Neshat - Women without Men
Description and image Group showTag ties & affective spies - a critical approach on the social media of our times

2008
Description and image Solo showYoung-Hae Chang Heavy Industries - CLOSE YOUR EYES
Description and image Solo showBia Davou - A Retrospective
Description and image Solo showUlrich Rückriem - Shadows of the stone - Drawings
Description and image Solo showDavid Claerbout
Works of art Group showTrans-experiences Greece 2008

2007
Description and image Group showIn Present Tense Young Greek artists

2006
Description and image Group showThe Grand Promenade

2005
Description and image Group showThe years of defiance - The Art of the 70s in Greece
Description and image Group showVideographies – The Early Decades - II Cycle
Description and image Group showVideographies – The Early Decades - I Cycle
Description and image Solo showKimsooja - Journey into the world

2004
Description and image Solo showJannis Kounellis
Description and image Group showTranscultures
  Solo showRebecca Horn

2003
Description Group showSynopsis 3-Testimonies: Between Fiction and Reality
  Solo showZafos Xagoraris - Three Bells
  Group showAcquisitions 2001-2002 - Photography and Video
  Solo showManolis Baboussis - Works 1973 – 2003
  Group showAcquisitions 2001-2002 - Paintings and Installations

2002
Description Group showSynopsis 2 - Theologies
Description Group showBig Brother: Architecture and Surveillance
  Solo showVassiliki Tsekoura - In situ
  Solo showChen Zhen - Metaphors of the body
  Group showAcquisitions 2001-Part I
  Group showSelections from the permanent collection of video art

2001
Description Solo showCostas Tsoclis - A Retrospective
  Solo showGeorge Hadjimichalis - Works 1985-2000
  Group showThe “classics” of video art ( 1965- 1995)-New Media
  Solo showPierre Huyghe - The Third Memory

2000
Description Group showSynopsis 1 – Communications
 
Last update: 7 April 2015
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