(1918 - 1995)
Costas Coulentianos was active/lived in Greece, France. Costas Coulentianos is known for abstract and figurative sculpture, ink drawing, tapestry.
Biography Costas Coulentianos
Born 1918 in Athens, Greece, Costas Coulentianos studied sculpture at the Athens Academy of Fine Arts from 1936 to 1939. He went to Paris in December 1945 on a French government scholarship to study with Zatkin at the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere*. He lived in France until his death in Arles in 1995.
Having settled in Paris and made the acquaintance of the sculptor Henri Laurens, Coulentianos moved away from academic* forms, thereafter working exclusively in metal such as tin, lead, copper, iron, and steel. The human body, usually female, was his main subject at first, and his "Acrobats" period, between 1952 and 1959 was reflective of this period.
After the making of the last "Acrobat" in 1959, he passed
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