ACG ART COLLECTION
ACG Art has unique holdings of original artworks in various forms, including drawing; furniture; textiles; installation; mixed-media; painting; photography; printmaking; sculpture; and video. Additionally, the collection covers artworks by noted international artists. The following names stand out: Kimon Friar, Ghika, Gérard Haas, and Takis. The artworks have derived from ACG's own archive, acquisitions, and benefactions (donations, gifts, and bequests). Artworks from the ACG Art collection are placed in various sites of the campus: the foyer at Pierce Theater keeps the Presidential Portraits, Archives and the Alexander Kalovidouris Collection are housed in the ACG Museum, icons and ecclesiastical relics are held at the ACG Treasury, the ACG Chapel of The Three Hierarchs is graced with icons and frescoes by acclaimed hagiographer John Karoussos, Saint Francis of Assisi by Frances Rich adorns the hillside nearby the Chapel. The Cyclist by Vassiliki is placed at the atrium of Pierce College, sculptures by Takis are displayed at various sites of the campus. The placing of artworks anywhere on campus is by no means permanent. The display is intended to rotate in order to give the opportunity to all artworks in ACG Art collection to be seen in an wide variety of contexts.
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