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    “Open Window” by Lydia Abastado

    Continuing its tradition of exploring the output of contemporary Greek Jewish artists, the Jewish Museum of Greece presented the exhibition "Open Window" by artist Lydia Abastado. The exhibition, comprising 25 paintings, was on show in the Museum’s Contemporary Art Gallery, and is the twelfth art exhibit organised since its...

    “Peenemünde”

    The Jewish Museum of Greece from January to April 2008, hosted the exhibition of the world renowned photographer Franka Hörnschemeyer entitled "Peenemünde", curated by Mr. Achille Tzonis. This exhibition marks a new beginning for the Museum, as it plays host to a foreign artist with an international presence and career,...

    “dissociations” by Maurice Ganis

    In March of 2007, in the Contemporary Art Gallery of the Jewish Museum of Greece was inaugurated Maurice Ganis’s art proposal "dissociations". The exhibition included ten paintings and one maquette, depicting personal belongings, paintings from earlier times, elements of his personal surroundings and also  forms that refer directly to...

    “Synagogues of Greece: Light and Shadows” by Samuel Negrin & Ioannis Panagakos

    The opening of Samuel Negrin and Ioannis Panagakos’ exhibition of artistic photography entitled "Synagogues of Greece: Light and Shadows" took place in the Contemporary Art Gallery of the Jewish Museum of Greece on May 9th, 2005. The exhibition remained open until the Spring of 2006. About four years ago, the...

    “Dialogue with a Museum”

    The modern art exhibition “Dialogue with a Museum” ran at the same time as the very successful historical exhibition “Hidden Children in Occupied Greece” of September 2003. Eight contemporary Greek artists (A. Alkalay, L. Bebi, V. Cohen, C. Grammenos, A. Liti, K. Mertzani, M. Santorinaios, and A. Skourtis) were...

    Giulio Caimi, paintings

    The Museum's first modern art exhibition in its new premises was an exhibit of 14 paintings by the artist Giulio Caïmi. Born in Corfu, Greece, a student of folklore and aesthetics, contemporary and friend of many great men of Greek art and literature, Caïmi is recognised today as the...

    “Kaleidoscope of Memory” by Samis Taboh

    The opening ceremony of Samis Taboh’s painting exhibition “Kaleidoscope of Memory” took place on December 4th, 2002, at the Museum’s Contemporary Art Gallery. A child of Auschwitz survivors, Taboh could not help being affected by the heavy shadow of the Holocaust. The 17 works of the exhibition refer to...

    Giulio Caïmi, retrospective

    Twenty-one years after the death of Guilio Caïmi (1897-1982), the Jewish Museum of Greece hosted a retrospective of this unconventional painter, art critic and ethnographer, whose name is still unknown to many. The occasion for the exhibition was the donation to the Jewish Museum of Greece of 14 of...

    “The Creators of Tlön” by Victor Cohen

    The exhibition "The Creators of Tlön" is based on the short story “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” by Jorge Luis Borges and lasted from March until September 2002. The works presented had originally been created for the exhibition “A Vindication of Tlön” which took place during the 2001 photography week organised...

    “Search for a Face”

    The group art exhibition opened to the public on June 25th, 2001 and lasted until January 2001. The exhibition represents an attempt to answer the question of how the various stimuli of a Museum are perceived and transformed through an artist’s eyes. Four young artists, each with an established...