Kounellis, Jannis or Gianni
Greek, 20th century, male.
Active in Italy from 1956.
Born 23 March 1936, in Piraeus.
Sculptor of assemblages, painter.
Jannis Kounellis started his artistic training in Greece and left for Rome in 1956. He attended courses at the Accademia di Belle Arti and he discovered the works of Alberto Burri and Lucio Fontana and the international avant-garde with Yves Klein and Piero Manzoni....