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    Introduction
    Jannis Kounellis (Greek: Γιάννης Κουνέλλης; 23 March 1936 – 16 February 2017) was a Greek Italian 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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    Q472557
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    Introduction
    Associated with Arte Povera; he participated in the "Arte povera-Im spazio" exhibition in Genoa in 1967. His work often involved the juxtaposition of objects, materials, and actions antithetical to one another; geometric metal shapes are contrasted with such materials as cotton, earth, plants and animals. Elements are often chosen for their smell, tactile qualities, and symbolic associations. Language and text have also played key roles. His work employed elements such as painting and collage mixed with created 'environments' and performance.
    Nationalities
    Greek, Italian
    Gender
    Male
    Roles
    Artist, Designer, Teacher, Theatrical Painter, Graphic Artist, Installation Artist, Painter, Performance Artist, Photographer, Sculptor
    Names
    Jannis Kounellis, Gianni Kounellis, I︠A︡nnis Kunellis, Giannēs Kounellēs
    Ulan
    500047400
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    Works

    29 works online

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