DESTE News

Book Launch of MARATHON MARATHON

Sunday, June 18 at 18:30 Benaki Museum, Main Building 1 Koumbari Street, Athens This event celebrates the publication of Marathon Marathon that brings together the interviews that Hans Ulrich Obrist conducted at the Acropolis Museum in Athens in 2010. The Marathon Marathon project was co-curated by Nadja Argyropoulou and took place between October 31st and November 1st, […]

ANNOUNCEMENTS, NEWS 25.5.2017

The Athens Dialogues

Conceived and moderated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, The Athens Dialogues is an evening of interviews, conversations, performances and screenings exploring the critical and creative connections between antiquity and contemporary art. The event will bring together a diverse group of practitioners, who reflect on how they use antiquity as a toolbox in their research and artistic […]

ANNOUNCEMENTS, NEWS 25.5.2017

DESTE AT ART ATHINA 2017

The DESTE Foundation’s booth at the 22nd edition of Art Athina offers a presentation of 1968. Published in collaboration with Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari’s TOILETPAPER, and named after a year that was pivotal for architecture and design, 1968 takes center stage and offers an unorthodox, kaleidoscopic overview of some of the most iconic furniture […]

DESTE Prize: An Anniversary Exhibition, 1999-2015

On the occasion of the 18-year anniversary since the 1st DESTE Prize, the DESTE Foundation is organizing an exhibition with works by the nine recipients of the Award from 1999 to 2015 together for the first time. The exhibition, entitled DESTE Prize: An Anniversary Exhibition, 1999–2015, is to open at the Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens on […]

ANNOUNCEMENTS, NEWS 10.2.2017

Liquid Antiquity

The DESTE Foundation is happy to announce the upcoming project entitled Liquid Antiquity. Conceived by Brooke Holmes, Robert F. Goheen Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Classics at Princeton University, this project is a critical reflection on the fluid and open-ended relationship between antique and contemporary art. Liquid Antiquity includes a book, co-edited by Holmes […]