ARTiSTORY will be creating designs inspired by the museum’s extensive collections, which include over 120,000 works of art, 200,000 books, one million photographs and thousands of rare documents covering Greek and Roman Archaeology, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Art, Early Modern Greek Material Culture, Modern and Contemporary Greek Photography, architecture and design, music and performing arts but also Islamic, Chinese, Pre-Columbian American, African and Korean Art, as well as an extensive collection of toys and games from around the world.
“I am excited about the Benaki Museum joining ARTiSTORY’s growing
The Benaki Museum joins ARTiSTORY’s prestigious group of other cultural partners: the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the National Gallery, London; Brooklyn Museum, New York; the National Palace Museum, Taipei; Dunhuang Culture & Tourism Group, China and the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Madrid. With offices in London, Barcelona, Boston, Singapore, Beijing and Shanghai, ARTiSTORY, with support from its investment partner Sinofaith IP Investment Company, is well placed to bring this world-class museum brand to the global marketplace.
“The Benaki Museum, a depository of trust for the Greek and world cultural heritage, enters with enthusiasm in this partnership with ARTiSTORY,” says Haris Siampanis, chief executive officer, The Benaki Museum. “For over 90 years now, the Benaki has been safeguarding and disseminating culture, heritage and education while acting as a leading agent of innovation and sustainability endeavors.”
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