Reference books on the collection, the founder and the region

Averoff Museum, Metsovo – Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture


This is the new, comprehensive catalogue of the Averoff Museum’s collection, which supersedes the earlier editions Averoff Gallery (1991), New Acquisitions (1994), and Dim. Tsamis Donation (1997). The book contains photos and essays illustrating the works in the permanent display, organised in ten sections: 1. Nineteenth century: Ionian islands in the aftermath of the War of Independence. 2. The Munich School. Evolutionary path. 3. Influences from Paris and other great art cities. 4. The turn of the twentieth century: Plein-air painting – Emergence of Greek landscape painting. 5. Twentieth century. Early Modernism. 6. The Interwar period. The Thirties Generation – Survivals. 7. The aftermath of the War. New trends. The generation of the ’60s. 8. The generation of the ’80s and ’90s. 9. Engraving. 10. Sculpture. Also, a complete list of works, a 67-page section containing information about the artists, thumbnails of the artworks, documentation, list of exhibitions, and bibliography for every work in the permanent collection.

Edited by Olga Mentzafou-Polyzou, Director of Collections, National Gallery – Alexandros Soutsos Museum. Essays: Irene Orati, Katerina Stathopoulou, Lina Tsikouta.

417 pages, 29x24 cm, paperback & hard cover, separate edition Greek/English, 978-960-7694-19-5 / ISBN:978-960-7694-20-1, Evangelos Averoff-Tossizza Foundation, 2008.
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