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Jannis Kounellis, 1978

Boxed catalogue, tissue with gunpowder laminated over metal stick (to be burned by the owner), title and imprint page, 3 text pages with poem
8 × 6 1/2 × 1 3/10 in
20.3 × 16.5 × 3.2 cm
Edition of 440
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art
New York
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Since the late 1960s Jannis Kounellis has held an interest in alchemy, converting unorthodox …

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Since the late 1960s Jannis Kounellis has held an interest in alchemy, converting unorthodox materials into rich sources of meaning. Made to accompany his exhibition at Stadtisches Museum in Mönchengladbach, which ran from May 11th to June 11th in 1978, this boxed catalogue contains cards printed with Die Skythen, a …

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Jannis Kounellis
Greek, 1936–2017
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Associated with Arte Povera since the 1960s, Jannis Kounellis investigates the alienation inherent …

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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. Incorporating humble non-art materials such as cotton, wool, coal, grain …

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Jannis Kounellis, ‘Jannis Kounellis’, 1978, Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art
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About the work
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Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art
New York
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Since the late 1960s Jannis Kounellis has held an interest in alchemy, converting unorthodox …

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Since the late 1960s Jannis Kounellis has held an interest in alchemy, converting unorthodox materials into rich sources of meaning. Made to accompany his exhibition at Stadtisches Museum in Mönchengladbach, which ran from May 11th to June 11th in 1978, this boxed catalogue contains cards printed with Die Skythen, a …

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© Jannis Kounellis 1978
Jannis Kounellis
Greek, 1936–2017
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Associated with Arte Povera since the 1960s, Jannis Kounellis investigates the alienation inherent …

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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. Incorporating humble non-art materials such as cotton, wool, coal, grain …

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Jannis Kounellis, 1978

Boxed catalogue, tissue with gunpowder laminated over metal stick (to be burned by the owner), title and imprint page, 3 text pages with poem
8 × 6 1/2 × 1 3/10 in
20.3 × 16.5 × 3.2 cm
Edition of 440
This is part of a limited edition set.
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