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Author Bann, Stephen.

Title Jannis Kounellis / Stephen Bann.

Published London : Reaktion, 2003.

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 UniM Southbank  709.24 Kou    AVAILABLE
Physical description 208 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Itineraries.
Itineraries.
Contents 1 Memory, Space and Place 21 -- Da inventare sul posto 26 -- Mnemosyne 50 -- 2 A Mediterranean Art 63 -- Starting from the Studio 68 -- Arte Povera: The Public Face 80 -- Discoveries in a Private Space 84 -- Emblem, Connotation, Fragment 92 -- Contemporaries and Moderns 99 -- 3 Alternative Histories of Art 121 -- Materials and the Limits of Representation 131 -- Theory of the Cloud 138 -- Ponderation 147 -- Installation, Painting or Sculpture? 158 -- 4 Conclusion: 'A Visible Language' 181.
Summary A lucid and highly illustrated account of world-renowned sculptor and installation artist Jannis Kounellis. In the past 40 years, sculptor and installation artist Jannis Kounellis has established himself as a unique presence in the world of contemporary art. His installations, whether temporary or semi-permanent, set off a trail of associations and are a process of "making strange." A potent example is his 1969 installation of 12 live tethered horses in a gallery in Rome, Kounellis's adopted home, recalling the equestrian monuments of Roman antiquity. No conventional monograph, Stephen Bann's richly illustrated assessment traces Kounellis's origins and influences, from Russian Modernism to the Byzantine tradition to late modernism, and also examines the mechanisms underlying Kounellis's work, in particular his approach to space.
Subject Kounellis, Jannis, 1936-2017 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Sculpture -- Greece.
Installations (Art) -- Greece.
ISBN 1861891520