LIBRARY

 
 
 

LIBRARY

The library does not lend out. It has a 25 seat reading hall, as well as an 8 people capacity room, where users can organize group meetings. Reservations must be made at least one day in advance by contacting:

The EMST library specializes in contemporary Greek and international art. It has more than 8,500 publications and 450 magazine titles, in Greek and foreign languages. The library collection consists of printed, electronic, and audiovisual material covering, among other fields, art history and theory, museology, architecture, philosophy, critical reviews, aesthetics. Emphasis is placed on catalogs of individual and group exhibitions and on monographs by artists. Catalogs of museums and international exhibitions constitute a large part of the collection. The aim of the library is to support research focusing on the interdisciplinary approach to contemporary art.

Library Use and Services:

The items found in the open stacks are freely accessible to the public, while the use of items of limited access is available upon request to the library. The reproduction of library material is allowed in accordance with the Library and Art Archive Regulation and the laws on copyright and on the management of intellectual property rights.

 
 
 

 
 
 

VIEWS TO THE LIBRARY

Mona Hatoum, Salamanca: Centro de Arte de Salamanca, 2002

Mona Hatoum, Salamanca: Centro de Arte de Salamanca, 2002

Victor Vasarely: 1ος τόμος: Το απόλυτο μάτι = 1er volume: l’ oeil asolu = 1st volume: The absolute eye, Αθήνα: Artistic Investments, 2005

Victor Vasarely: 1ος τόμος: Το απόλυτο μάτι = 1er volume: l’ oeil asolu = 1st volume: The absolute eye, Αθήνα: Artistic Investments, 2005

Licht, Alan, Sound Art: Beyond Music, Between Categories, New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 2007

Licht, Alan, Sound Art: Beyond Music, Between Categories, New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 2007

Ilya Kabakov: The man who never threw anything away, New York: Harry N. Abrams,1996

Ilya Kabakov: The man who never threw anything away, New York: Harry N. Abrams,1996

Yiannis Bouteas: ρέουσες καταστάσεις 1970-2004, Αθήνα: Futura, 2004

Yiannis Bouteas: ρέουσες καταστάσεις 1970-2004, Αθήνα: Futura, 2004

Ιωακειμίδης, Χρήστος Μ., Outlook, Αθήνα: Οργανισμός Προβολής Ελληνικού Πολιτισμού, 2003

Ιωακειμίδης, Χρήστος Μ., Outlook, Αθήνα: Οργανισμός Προβολής Ελληνικού Πολιτισμού, 2003

Calle, Sophie; Macel, Christine, Sophie Calle: m’as-tu vue, Munich: Prestel, 2003

Calle, Sophie; Macel, Christine, Sophie Calle: m’as-tu vue, Munich: Prestel, 2003

Παπασπύρου, Ρένα, Παπασπύρου/Αστερισμοί: Papaspyrou/Constellation, Αθήνα: BΔ Σήμα, 2004

Παπασπύρου, Ρένα, Παπασπύρου/Αστερισμοί: Papaspyrou/Constellation, Αθήνα: BΔ Σήμα, 2004

Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, Thomas Ruff, Milano: Skira Editore, 2009

Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, Thomas Ruff, Milano: Skira Editore, 2009

Frieze: international art magazine, no. 50 (Jan.-Feb. 2000), London: Durian Publications, 1991-

Frieze: international art magazine, London: Durian Publications, 1991-

Art in America, vol. 101, no. 2 (Febr. 2013), New York: Brant Art Publications, 1913-

Art in America, New York: Brant Art Publications, 1913-

Artforum, New York: Artforum, 1962-

Artforum, New York: Artforum, 1962-

 
 
 

 
 
 

CONTACT

The library and the art archive of EMST are under reorganization. During this time, the researchers can visit and have access to part of the collection by appointment.

Contact Information:
Library – Art Archive: library.archives@emst.gr

Tatiana Fasouli
Archivist / Librarian,
Τ: 2111019057
email: tatiana.fassouli@emst.gr

Athina Karathanasi
Librarian
Τ: 2111019038
email: athina.karathanasi@emst.gr

Anina Valkana
Curator
Τ: 2111019006
email:anina.valkana@emst.gr

Eleni Ganiti
Curator
Τ: 2111019013
email: eleni.ganiti@emst.gr

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Who has access to the library?

Currently, the library serves the public only by appointment.

Who has access to the art archive?

The art archive can be accessed by anyone who submits the application for the use of archival material, which has been approved by the archivists and with the demonstration of his/her ID card.

Is it a lending library?

No, it is not a lending library.

What can I bring to the reading room?

You can bring notes, notebooks, pencils, portable devices such as laptops, etc. Your mobile phone must be in mute mode. Other personal items, such as bags, coats, umbrellas, etc., are stored in the special lockers provided free of charge.

Can I use the wireless network in the reading room from my portable device?

Yes, you can use the wireless network available throughout the Museum through your own devices.

Can people with disabilities / reduced mobility access the reading room?

Yes, they can and do precede other visitors.

How many library items can I see each day?

Each day you can study up to 20 items.

How does the library and art archive manage my personal data?

The personal data of library and art archive users are kept confidential and managed in accordance with the European Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Can I use the computers in the reading room?

The computers in the reading room available for the users provide access to the library and art archive catalogs, the internet, databases, and programs.
The use of computers must be in accordance with the applicable law. It is forbidden to install programs and modify settings on computers. The use of computers for games, chats, and browsing websites that are not in line with the research process is prohibited. Users can save files from the internet to their external storage units. Library computers’ memory is used only for temporary data storage.
In case all computers are occupied, the order of priority is observed by the users themselves. Staff is not responsible for adhering to the order of priority.

Can I donate to the library?

The library accepts donations that fall under the collection policy of its collection.

Can I donate to the art archive?

The art archive accepts donations that fall under the collection policy of its collection.

What classification system does the library use?

Library uses the Dewey Decimal Classification 21 (DDC 21) system. Books on the shelves are arranged according to call number, based on the subject of the book and the first three letters of the main entry. Monographs and catalogs of greek and foreign artists are classified with the greek letters ΕΚ and ΞΚ respectively and the first three letters of the artist.

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