Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art

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The Goulandris Museum of Contemporary Art is a modern art museum in Eratosthenous Street, Pangrati, Athens, Greece, due to open in late 2019. It will display many of the works amassed by shipowner Basil Goulandris and his wife Elise Karadontis, who died in 1994, with an art collection valued at $3 billion.

It will be housed in a 1920s neoclassical mansion with a ten-storey new extension (five underground).[1]

Basil Goulandris collected works by artists including Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Henri Matisse, Alberto Giacometti, Auguste Renoir, Joan Miro, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky,[2] El Greco, Cézanne and Modigliani.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Better late than never: Greek shipping magnate's museum nears completion after 20 years". Theartnewspaper.com. 1 February 2016. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  2. ^ Margarita Pournara (18 April 2016). "The Goulandris collection destined for new Athens museum | Life". ekathimerini.com. Retrieved 2 July 2017.