Jannis Kounellis[no title] 1999

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Artist
Jannis Kounellis (born 1936)
Title
[no title]
Date 1999
MediumEtching, drypoint and aquatint on paper
Dimensionssupport: 355 x 387 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 2001
Reference
P78425
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Summary

This etching is part of a portfolio of twelve abstract prints in an edition of twenty-one, of which this set is number twenty. Numbers one to ten have been bound; eleven to twenty-one are boxed loose portfolios. There are also five sets of artist's proofs.

This text discusses the group of twelve works (P78423-P78434) as a whole.

The plates were made in January 1999 in Kounellis' Roman studio using techniques which include softground etching, drypoint and aquatint as well as materials familiar from other areas of Kounellis' work, such as molten lead and wax, human hair, broken glass, coal and salt… (read more)

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