Jannis Kounellis

1936–2017

Jannis Kounellis, ‘Untitled’ 1968
Untitled 1968
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Biography

Jannis Kounellis (Greek: Γιάννης Κουνέλλης; 23 March 1936 – 16 February 2017) was a Greek Italian contemporary artist based in Rome. A key figure associated with Arte Povera, he studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome.

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Artworks

Film and audio

Video

UBS Openings: The Long Weekend: Jannis Kounellis

A cellist plays Janis Kounellis's Untitled as part of UBS Openings: The Long Weekend 2009.

Further reading

Art Term

Arte povera

Arte povera was a radical Italian art movement from the late 1960s to 1970s whose artists explored a range of ...

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