Γιάννης Κουνέλλης

Giannis Kounellis

Giannis Kounellis

Giannis Kounellis (Γιάννης Κουνέλλης), born 1936 I died 2017, was a Greek contemporary artist based in Rome and Athens since 1956. A key figure associated with Arte Povera, he had studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. From the years of 1960–1966, Kounellis went through a period of only exhibiting paintings. This time and his paintings became later an important basis also for his performances. In some of