Photo: Thomas Gravanis

We help you to digest the rich trove of conceptual art at Athens’ long-awaited public beacon of modern culture, EMST.

Par Amanda Dardanis

Nisyros by Panos Kokkinias

Nisyros by Panos Kokkinias. Long term loan by the artist.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Akropolis Redux—The Director’s Cut by Kendell Geers. Permanent loan from the Hellenic Culture Organization S.A.(HCO) to EMST within the framework of the Cultural Olympiad, 2004.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Akropolis Redux—The Director’s Cut by Kendell Geers

99 Names by Kutlug Ataman

99 Names by Kutlug Ataman. Collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Tent by Emily Jacir. Collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Tent by Emily Jacir

Raft by Bill Viola

Raft by Bill Viola. Permanent loan from the Hellenic Culture Organization S.A.(HCO) to EMST within the framework of the Cultural Olympiad, 2004.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

A Glacier at our Table by Nikos Tranos. Collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens, donated by the artist, 2017.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

A Glacier at our Table by Nikos Tranos

Slumber by Janine Antoni

Slumber by Janine Antoni. Collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens, donated by “The Dakis Joannou Collection”.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Sails by Bia Davou. Collection of the National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens, donated by Zafos Xagoraris, 2002.

Photo: Thomas Gravanis

Sails by Bia Davou

Top tip: You can listen to EMST gallery staff talk about their favourite exhibits in English here.