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Jannis Kounellis

Birthdate: 23. March 1936
Date of death: 16. February 2017

Jannis Kounellis was a Greek Italian contemporary artist based in Rome. A key figure associated with Arte Povera, he studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome.

Quotes Jannis Kounellis

„I don't know if I'm making myself clear, but if I were to accept this business of conceptual art I would have no reason to exist.“

—  Jannis Kounellis

Quoted in Kristine Stiles & Peter Howard Selz: Theories and documents of contemporary art (1996) P.671

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