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Jannis Kounellis, Ambika P3

Jannis Kounellis, Ambika P3

Veteran Arte Povera artist pays homage to the little man in P3's vast, industrial space

Jannis Kounellis: 'The sculpture looms above the visitors dodging in and out of blind alleys' Photo: Sprovieri Gallery
Last year, visitors to Tate Modern’s Artists’ Rooms could see a room dedicated to Jannis Kounellis. It was filled with some of his most resonant work: a door filled up with drystone walling; burlap sacks of grain, rice, pulses; metal bells. For a founder-member of the Arte Povera movement, it was surprisingly bucolic.

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