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EMST Exhibition Openings

Updated: Mar 25, 2020

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New Acquisitions. 2017-2018 EMST Temporary exhibitions space (Ground floor) Opening: Tuesday 4 December 2018 at 19.30 Duration: 4 December 2018 – 20 January 2019 In the framework of the museum’s extroversive strategy and just before its full operation, the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST) presents a selection of works acquired during 2017 - 2018 from 5th December 2018 to 20th January 2019. This exhibition is a continuation of New Acquisitions 2014-2017 presented from November 2017 to January 2018. Participating artists: Maria Antelman, Dimitrios Antonitsis, Katerina Apostolidou,Bertille Bak, Aidas Bareikis, Vanessa Beecroft, Richard Billingham, John Bock, Jeremy Deller, Anastasia Douka, Alexandros Georgiou, George Lappas, DeAnna Maganias, Miltos Manetas, Michael Michaeledes, Olivia Mihălţianu, Julian Opie, Maria Papadimitriou, Vasilis Skylakos, Diamantis Sotiropoulos, Thanasis Totsikas, Dimitra Vamiali, Maria Zervos, Vasilis Zografos More information: EMST in the World 3 Videos from the collection of the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome presented at EMST EMST Temporary Exhibition Space (-1) Opening: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 19.30 Duration: December 4, 2018 – January 20, 2019 Following the exhibition "La Veritá é sempre un’ altra (Truth Is Always Something Else)" held at the Galleria Nazionale d' Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome, which ended on November of 2018 and included 23 works from the EMST Collection integrated within "Time is Out of Joint", the current display of the Gallery’s permanent collection, EMST hosts at its space a selection of videos from the Collection of the Galleria Nazionale. This exhibition, along with the presentation of the installation of Botto&Bruno The ballad of forgotten places, is the 3rd edition of the EMST series entitled EMST in the World, launched in 2016. Every project is bilateral and has always two parts, one in each country. Botto&Bruno. The ballad of forgotten places A project winner of the 3rd edition of Italian Council (2018), a competition conceived by the Directorate-General for Contemporary Art and Architecture and Urban Peripheries (DGAAP) – an organism of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities, to promote Italian contemporary art in the world. EMST Temporary Exhibition Space (-1) Opening: Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 19.30 Duration: December 4, 2018 – January 20, 2019 The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST) in collaboration with Fondazione Merz presents the work of Botto&Bruno The ballad of forgotten places, in the framework of the series EMST in the Word 3. The project was realized with the support of the Italian Council and it is included in the program Tempo Forte Italia – Grecia 2018, an initiative launched by the Embassy of Italy in Athens together with Greek and Italian Institutional and non-Institutional actors, artists and experts in order to strengthen the cultural relationships between Italy and Greece. The aim is to cover all the various forms of “art”, from Classicism to Contemporary so as to have “more Italy in Greece and more Greece in Italy”. The installation will start its journey from EMST in Athens and will continue to travel in Museums of other cities.


EMST, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

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