The show entitled “New Acquisitions 2008-2021” is opening in the E. Averoff Museum on the 23rd of October 2021. Fifty Greek visual artists are represented with their artworks covering a wide time period, from the 19th century (Nikif. Lytras, K. Volanakis, N. Xydias, P. Pandazis, P. Prosalendis etc) until today. These are works of a diverse style and medium, important works which enhance the historical continuity of the collection or extend its chronological range to encompass even the most contemporary Greek art. The provenance of these artworks is from donations of the artists Yiannis Adamakos, Vassilis Gerodimos, Annie Zavitsanou, Theodoros Zafeiropoulos, Angie Karatza, Michalis Katzourakis, Takis Katsoulidis, Peggy Kliafa, Apostolos Kotoulas, Maria Ktistopoulou, Aris Liakos, Thodoros Papagiannis , Katerina Papazissi, Kyriakos Rokos, Xenis Sachinis, Angelos Skourtis, Vassilis Sperantzas, Marios Spiliopoulos, Takis Stefanou, Costas Tsolis, Christos Charissis, Manolis Charos, Giorgos Houliaras, Vivetta Christouli, Alexandros Psychoulis and the Indoors team (Marigo Kassi, Vally Nomidou, Spyridoula Σπυριδούλα Πολίτη, Μαίρη Χρηστέα), Κώστα Μαλάμο, Γιώργο Μενουδάκο, Νίκο Σαχίνη, Κώστα Μπαλάφα.
The exhibition has the intention/goal to give to the public the opportunity to enjoy the new acquisitions of the E. Averoff Museum in the period 2008-2021, as well as to highlight the importance of donating and honour its donors.
The show is accompanied by a bilingual catalogue of the same name with coloured pictures of the artworks.
The opening will take place at the renovated building of the Museum, which thanks to a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), is now completely accessible mobility impaired people.
DURATION OF THE SHOW: 23/10/2021 to 10/1/2022
OPENING TIMES: 10.00 – 16.00, daily except from Tuesdays
With the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and Sports
Sponsors: Baron Michael Tossizza Foundation • Katogi Averof S.A.
The project to make the Art Gallery accessible to visitors with mobility impairments was mede possible thanks to a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF)