Jannis Kounellis

Greek, 1936–2017

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Bio

Associated with Arte Povera since the 1960s, Jannis Kounellis investigates the alienation inherent in contemporary society, juxtaposing the materials of mass urban and industrial civilization with symbols and values of the pre-industrial world. …

Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
£1.3m, Christie's, 2014

Notable Works

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Career Highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Neue Nationalgalerie, and 3 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 13 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 6 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 5 more
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