KOUNELLIS

1936

Born in Piraeus, Greece


1956

Enrolled at the Academy of Arts in Rome, Italy


1993

Jannis Kounellis lives and works in Rome and Dusseldorf, where he has been a professor at the academy of arts since 1993


Expositions sélectionnées

2009 - 2010

Jannis Kounellis. Freedom or death – La libertà o morte, Heart Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark (solo)


2009

Matadero, Madrid, Spain (solo)

Freedom or Death, HEART Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark (solo)

Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)

1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany (group)

Gegen den Strich. 15 Jahre Sammlung des Kunstmuseums Wolfsburg, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (group)

Jannis Kounellis, Galleria Fumagalli, Bergamo, Italy (solo)

Jannis Kounellis, Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli, Italy (solo)

Installation in the church SS.Apostoli, Roma, Italy


2008

Jannis Kounellis: The Gospel According to Thomas, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, Germany (solo)

Galerie Christian Stein, Milan, Italy (solo)

Galleria Progetti, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)

Galerie Lelong, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)


2007

Akira Ikeda Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Cheim & Read Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Jannis Kounellis. Das Thomas Evangelium, Bank im Bistum Essen EG and Hypothekenbank Essen, Essen, Germany (solo)

Jannis Kounellis. La storia e il presente, Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Arnone, Cosenza, Italy (solo) 

Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin, Germany (solo)


2006

Jannis Kounellis. Atto Unico, La Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan (solo)

Jannis Kounellis, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (solo)

Where Are We Going? Opere scelte dalla Collezione Francois Pinault, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy

Corrispondenze. Dal presente al pasato, Centro per l'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy


2005

Edinburgh College of Art und Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, UK (solo)

Jannis Kounellis. Opus I, Albertina, Wien and Musée d'Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, Saint-Etienne, France (solo)

Italian Art 1950-1970. Masterpieces from the Farnesina Collection, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India

Arte Povera, Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan

Atto Primo and Atto Secondo. La Collezione, MADRE Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy

Kounellis, Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France (solo)


2004

Jannis Kounellis. New Works, Sprovieri, London, UK (solo)

Kounellis in Sarajevo, Ars Aevi Forum, Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (solo)

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece (solo)

Kounellis, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany (solo)

Immendorf Kounellis, Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy

Shanghai Art Museum: Encounters with Modernism, Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Works and Days, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark

Photo Image in American Prints: 1960s-1990s, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA


2003

Jannis Kounellis at St. John's Church, St. John's Church (Herning Kunstmuseum), Herning, Denmark (solo)

Jannis Kounellis, Torrione Passari, Molfetta, Italy (solo)

Jannis Kounellis, Monastero Mechitarista, Isola di San Lazzaro degli Armeni, Venice, Italy (solo)

Jannis Kounellis, Palais de l’Unesco, Paris, France (solo)

Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (solo)


2002

Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy (solo)

Senza Titolo…, Hallen für Neue Kunst, Schaffhausen, Switzerland (solo)

Jannis Kounellis, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium (solo)

Opening of stazione Dante, subway, Naples, Italy (solo)


2001

 

Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany (solo)

Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy (solo)

Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Uruguay (solo)

Bottini dell’Olio, Livorno, Italy (solo)

Kunststation St. Peter, Cologne, Germany (solo)

Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris, France (solo)

Notturno tenebroso, Diözesanmuseum, Freising, Germany (solo)

Kounellis, Prato, Gli Ori, Italy


2000

Jannis Kounellis en Mexico, Chiesa di San Auguitin, Citta del Messico, Mexico


1999

Jannis Kounellis. II Sarcofago degli Sposi, Osterreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria


1998

Jannis Kounellis, via monte di Tappia, Naples, Italy

Kounellis, Galerie Leiong, Paris, France

Alfredo Pirri, Jannis Kounellis Bernhard Rudiger, Volume!, Rome, Italy


1997

Kounellis, Refettorio delle Stelline, Milan, Italy

Jannis Kounellis. Die Front, das Denken, der Sturm, Museum Ludwig in der Halle Kalk, Cologne, Germany


1996

Kounellis, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Kounellis, Castelluccio di Pienza - La Foce, Siena, Italy

Jannis Kounellis, Galleria Bernd Kluser, Monaco

Jannis Kounellis. La Balera, Galleria Loza Koper, Capodistria, Italy


1995

Kounellis, Salara, Bologna, Italy

Jannis Kounellis, Chateau de Plieux, Plieux, France

Jannis Kounellis. Die eiserne Runde, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany


1994

Kounellis. Fumo di pietra, Galerie Leiong, Chatellerault, France


1993 

Jannis Kounellis, Lineare notturno, Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen, Kunsthalle, Recklinghausen, Germany

Jannis Kounellis, Belvedere, Castello, Prague, Czech Republic


1992

Jannis Kounellis, Cimitero di Mercatello sul Metauro, Italy

Kounellis, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

Kounellis, La commedia dell'arte, Lucio Amelio s.r.L, Naples, Italy


1991

Kounellis - Frammenti di Memoria, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Kunst Museum, Winterthur, Switzerland

Kounellis, Casa Centrale degli Artisti, Nuova Tretjakov, Moscow, Russia

Kounellis, Galerie Leiong, Zurich, Switzerland

Jannis Kounellis, Synagoge Stommein, Pulheim, Germany


1990

Kounellis, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy

Kounellis, Espai Poblenou, Barcelona, Spain

Kounellis, Via del mare, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

La stanza vede, Haags Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag, Netherlands



Littérature


2007

Jannis Kounellis, ed. by Bruno Corà, Edizioni 'Il Ponte' Firenze, Florenz 2007


2006

Jannis Kounellis, MADRE Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina Napoli, Mailand 2006


2004

Jannis Kounellis, ed. by Gloria Moure, Electa, Mailand, 2004


2003

Jannis Kounellis, ed. by Stephen Bann, Itineraries, London, 2003

Kounellis, Labirinti, ed. by Bruno Corà, Gli Ori, 2003


2002

Kounellis, Das Thomas Evangelium, Har-El Printers&Publishers, Jaffa, 2002


2001

Kounellis, Works, Writings 1958-2000 - Editions Poligrafa


1991

Gloria Moure, Kounellis - Editions Cercle d'Art


1990

Kounellis, Odyssée lagunaire - Daniel Lelong éditeur