biography of Jannis KOUNELLIS (1936-2017)

Personal data


Birth : 03/21/1936 - Piraeus, Greece
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Greece - Italy

Address

Rome Lazio, Italy

Education

1956 : Accademia di Belle Arti – Via Ripetta 222 – Rome, Italy

Professional data


Other professions

1993 : Professor
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf – Eiskellerstrasse 1 – Düsseldorf, Germany

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Acrylic - Mixed media - Oil - Tempera
Print-Multiple : Etching - Heliography - Lithograph - Offset
Sculpture-Volume : Assemblage - Construction - Installation - Metal - Relief
Drawing-Watercolor : Collage - Ink - Pencil

Subject

space/environment
imagination

Movements and styles

Arte Povera

Works

Untitled
Date of creation : 1979
Medium : Assemblage
Size : 50 x 50 x 50 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2004

New Works
Sprovieri – London, United Kingdom
02/04/2004 – 03/13/2004

2003

Galerie Michael Werner – Cologne, Germany
06/13/2003 – 07/31/2003

Works on Paper
Michael Werner Gallery – New York NY, United States
03/27/2003 – 05/24/2003

2002

Jannis Kounellis. Peintures et objets.
Galerie Karsten Greve – Paris, France
01/2002 – 03/2002

Jannis Kounellis
Stadelsches Kunstinstitut – Frankfurt, Germany
2002 – 05/26/2002

Jannis Kounellis
SMAK Stedelijke Museum voor Actuele Kunst – Ghent, Belgium
04/21/2002 – 06/23/2002

Jannis Kounellis
Galerie Lelong Zürich – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
03/21/2002 – 05/18/2002

Galerie Lelong Paris – Paris, France
03/21/2002 – 05/18/2002

2001

Jannis Kounellis
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Luigi Pecci – Prato PO, Italy
06/09/2001 – 09/09/2001

1990

ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts – London, United Kingdom
1990

1980

Musée d’Art Moderne de la ville de Paris – Paris, France
1980

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Karsten Greve – 5 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2007 – 04/23/2007
Represented by : Galerie Pietro Sparta – 6 rue de Beaune – Chagny, France

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Konrad Fischer Galerie – Platanenstrasse 7 – Düsseldorf, Germany

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Piazza dei Martiri 58 – Naples NA, Italy

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Konrad Fischer Galerie – Platanenstrasse 7 – Düsseldorf, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie Karsten Greve – 5 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Lelong Paris – 13, rue de Téhéran – Paris, France

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Piazza dei Martiri 58 – Naples NA, Italy

Art Forum Berlin, n° 8
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/01/2003 – 10/05/2003
Represented by : Galleri Bo Bjerggaard – Pilestraede 48, 2nd Floor – Copenhagen, Denmark

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Karsten Greve – 5 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Galerie Karsten Greve – 5 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Scognamiglio & Teano – Via Mariano D’Ayala, 6 – Naples NA, Italy

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Marian Goodman Gallery – 79 Rue du Temple – Paris, France

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Karsten Greve – 5 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Corso N. Terracciano, 56 – Pozzuoli NA, Italy

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Corso N. Terracciano, 56 – Pozzuoli NA, Italy

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Scognamiglio & Teano – Via Mariano D’Ayala, 6 – Naples NA, Italy

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Sprovieri – 27 Heddon Street – London, United Kingdom

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Marian Goodman Gallery – 79 Rue du Temple – Paris, France

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 8
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Corso N. Terracciano, 56 – Pozzuoli NA, Italy

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : No Code – Via dè Coltelli, 5/2 – Bologna BO, Italy

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Corso N. Terracciano, 56 – Pozzuoli NA, Italy

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : No Code – Via dè Coltelli, 5/2 – Bologna BO, Italy

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Galerie Karsten Greve – Drususgasse 1-5 – Cologne, Germany

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Marian Goodman Gallery – 24 West 57th Street – New York NY, United States

Artpalmbeach – 4th Modern & Contemporary Art Fair
International Pavilion of the Palm Beaches – West Palm Beach FL, United States
01/10/2001 – 01/15/2001
Represented by : Galería Polígrafa – Balmes, 54 – Barcelona, Spain

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Corso N. Terracciano, 56 – Pozzuoli NA, Italy

Sthml Art Fair, n°20
Sollentuna, Sweden
03/09/2000 – 03/12/2000
Represented by : Galerie Forsblom – Norra Esplanaden 27C – Helsinki, Finland

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Karsten Greve – Drususgasse 1-5 – Cologne, Germany

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Alfonso Artiaco – Corso N. Terracciano, 56 – Pozzuoli NA, Italy

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galleria Christian Stein – Corso Monforte 23 – Milan MI, Italy

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Studio La Città – Via Dietro Filippini 2 – Verona VR, Italy


Group exhibitions

2004

L’élémentaire, le vital, l’énergie – Arte Povera in Castello
Fondation Emile Hughes – Vence, France
07/03/2004 – 10/03/2004

2003

Sept Lieux – Sept Matières
Hôtel du Département, Centre d’Art Présence Van Gogh, Château de l’Empéri, Galerie du Conseil Général des Bouches du Rhône, Musée de l’Arles Antique – Marseille, France
10/17/2003 – 01/15/2004

In the Gorges of the Balkans, a report
Kunsthalle Fridericianum – Cassel, France
08/30/2003 – 11/23/2003

2002

Del Arte Povera a nuestro días
Centro Cultural Sa Nostra – Palma de Mallorca, Spain
04/2002

From Pop to Now: selections from the Sonnabend Collection
The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery – Skidmore College – Saratoga Springs NY, United States
06/22/2002 – 09/29/2002

A short history of performance
Whitechapel Art Gallery – London, United Kingdom
04/16/2002 – 04/20/2002

2001

Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1932-1972
Tate Modern – London, United Kingdom
05/31/2001 – 08/19/2001

1999

Le feu aux poudres
Galerie de la Marine – Nice, France
07/17/1999 – 09/05/1999

Memoria_Presente
MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo – Santiago de Chile, Chile
06/07/1999 – 07/23/1999

1996

Recaptured Nature
Marian Goodman Gallery – New York NY, United States
1996

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2000

Collection Lambert en Avignon – Beaux-Arts Collection
Paris, France
06/2000
ISBN : 2842783492

Legals