The new Goulandris Museum of Modern Art has opened
Last Tuesday the new ‘’gem’’ of Athens opened its gates in Pagkrati. It’s about the new Goulandris Museum of Modern Art. This majestic building is a landmark for the local area combines undoubtedly the neoclassicism with the modern architecture.
‘’It’s a social non-religious place” the head of foundation Mr. Kyriakos Koutsomalis said. Also Ms. Maria Koutsomali who is responsible for the museum collection narrated the whole story of it which started in 1956 with a painting of El Greco and she also mentioned the artistic and personal bonds of the artists of the collection in which are also included artists such as Van Gogh, Picasso, Miro, Gogan, Giacometti, Kandinsky, Toulouse-Lautrec, de Quirico, Monet, Degas, Bacon, Cezanne και Pollock.
Everyone who was invited in the opening ceremony had the opportunity to admire the paintings of such a great painters. The opening was very honored by the presence of a lot of members of the Greek Government. The museum is now open for everyone who wants to pay a visit.