The publication Dimitris Galanis. The Illustrated Books features books illustrated by Galanis between 1904 and 1962. Most of those books belong to the Alpha Bank Art Collection and the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation (MIET). The publication is the result of research on Dimitris Galanis’ illustrations.
- Language: Greek
- Authors: Irene Orati, Angelos Drakogiorgos, Giorgos D. Matthiopoulos
- Publisher: National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation in collaboration with Alpha Bank
- Place: Athens
- Year published: 2014
- Dimensions: 30.6 x 24.5 cm
- Cover type: Hardcover
- Pages: 368
- ISBN: 978-960-250-599-1
What the publication includes
The publication Dimitris Galanis. The Illustrated Books is the result of research carried out by the Alpha Bank Art Collection and the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation (MIET) in the years 2008-2013.
The source material for this research were books illustrated by Dimitris Galanis, which are part of the rich collections of Alpha Bank and MIET. The research included documents from the Montmartre Museum (La Société Le Vieux Montmartre) in Paris.
Books, albums and brochures illustrated by the artist in the period 1904-1962 were also recorded.
The catalogue of a major exhibition
The publication accompanied the exhibition “Dimitris Galanis. The Illustrated Books” held for the first time at the Eynard Mansion of the National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation (MIET) in Athens. Part of the exhibition was hosted from 26 May to 26 September 2015 at the MIET bookstore in Thessaloniki.
The exhibition showcased a number of the publications included in the Alpha Bank and MIET collections that contain typical samples of Galanis’ prints.