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Costas Coulentianos was born in Athens in 1918. He studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts from 1936 until 1939. In 1945 he left post-war Greece behind and sailed to Paris aboard the renowned ship 'Mataroa,' joining a group of young Greek intellectuals and artists. With a scholarship from the French government, he briefly attended the Ecole Des Beaux Arts and Zadkine’s studio at the Académie de la Grande Chaumière before establishing his own studio.

In Paris, Coulentianos was determined to break free from the academic sculpting techniques he had learned in Greece and engage with modernist traditions. He quickly became part of the vibrant Parisian art scene, forming friendships with leading sculptors of his time, including the influential Henri Laurens, who was 33 years his senior and had a profound impact on his work. Initially, Coulentianos's sculptures maintained a figurative focus, primarily centered on the female form. However, he departed from conventional forms and anatomical precision early on, infusing his sculptures with sensuality and fluid curved lines, as exemplified in his 1950 piece 'Femme Allongée.'

Coulentianos believed that sculptures should possess genuine motion to interpret space effectively. His sculptures were intended to be solid presences within the space, seamlessly integrating with it. Around 1952, he embarked on a new artistic phase, crafting sculptures from metal sheets. This marked the beginning of his exploration of figuration and abstraction, as seen in his series of acrobatic sculptures, symbolizing the challenges faced by artists. These works blended the figurative and the abstract, aiming to create sculptures that exuded "a powerful, simple immediacy" and were completely exposed in their raw beauty. Coulentianos subsequently developed a unique technique, known as "fer brassé" in French, where he directly welded bronze, copper, lead, or tin onto iron, creating a distinctive texture. In the early 1960s he created a series of sculptures, reliefs and some furniture using this innovative method.

As time passed, Coulentianos shifted towards more geometric forms, embracing bolted sculptures, woodcarvings, concrete reliefs, and even ventured into woven textiles and silkscreens. His artistic evolution was a testament to his commitment to abstraction and geometrical structures.

Throughout his career, Coulentianos held numerous solo exhibitions across Europe, contributed over 50 works to public spaces, and participated in nearly 100 group exhibitions. He passed away in Arles, France, in 1995.

In 2012-2013, a retrospective exhibition titled "The last of the modern acrobats" showcased Costas Coulentianos's remarkable body of work at the Benaki Museum in Athens and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki.

Reflecting on his own artistic philosophy, Coulentianos emphasized his primary concerns of matter, light, and space. He grappled with the challenges of working with increasingly rigid and weighty materials like iron while simultaneously seeking to imbue them with a sense of motion. Central to his artistic quest was the interplay between his forms and the surrounding space, where he aimed to create openings that allowed light to penetrate and for the space itself to merge with the artwork. His oeuvre remains a testament to his unwavering commitment to exploring the dynamic relationship between matter, light, and space in the realm of sculpture.

Ο Κώστας Κουλεντιανός γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1918. Σπούδασε στην Ανωτάτη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών της Αθήνας από το 1936 έως το 1939. Το 1945 έφυγε από τη μεταπολεμική Ελλάδα και ταξίδεψε στο Παρίσι με το φημισμένο πλοίο «Mataroa», μαζί με μια ομάδα νέων Ελλήνων διανοουμένων και καλλιτεχνών. Με υποτροφία από τη γαλλική κυβέρνηση, παρακολούθησε την Ecole Des Beaux Arts και το στούντιο του Zadkine στην Académie de la Grande Chaumière πριν ιδρύσει το δικό του στούντιο.


Στο Παρίσι, ο Κουλεντιανός ήταν αποφασισμένος να απελευθερωθεί από τις ακαδημαϊκές τεχνικές γλυπτικής που είχε μάθει στην Ελλάδα και να ασχοληθεί με πιο μοντέρνες τεχνικές. ‘Έγινε μέρος της παριζινής καλλιτεχνικής σκηνής, δημιουργώντας φιλίες με κορυφαίους γλύπτες της εποχής του, συμπεριλαμβανομένου του Henri Laurens, ο οποίος ήταν 33 χρόνια μεγαλύτερός του και επηρέασε βαθύτατα τη δουλειά του. Αρχικά, τα γλυπτά του Κουλεντιανού διατήρησαν μια εικαστική εστίαση, με επίκεντρο κυρίως τη γυναικεία μορφή. Ωστόσο, εγκατέλειψε νωρίς τις συμβατικές φόρμες και την ανατομική ακρίβεια, δημιουργώντας γλυπτά  με συναίσθημα και ρευστές καμπύλες γραμμές, όπως παρατηρείται στο έργο του Femme Allongée, 1950.


Ο Κουλεντιανός πίστευε ότι τα γλυπτά πρέπει να διαθέτουν μια φυσική κίνηση για να παρεμβαίνουν αποτελεσματικά στο χώρο. Τα γλυπτά του προορίζονταν να είναι σταθερές παρουσίες μέσα στο χώρο, ενσωματώνοντας με αυτόν. Γύρω στο 1952, ξεκίνησε μια νέα καλλιτεχνική περίοδο, δημιουργώντας γλυπτά από μέταλλα. Αυτό σηματοδότησε την αρχή της εξερεύνησής του για τη μορφοποίηση και την αφαίρεση, όπως φαίνεται στη σειρά ακροβατικών γλυπτών του, που συμβολίζουν τις προκλήσεις που αντιμετωπίζουν οι καλλιτέχνες. Τα έργα αυτά συνδύαζαν το παραστατικό και το αφηρημένο, με στόχο να δημιουργήσουν γλυπτά που αποπνέουν «μια δυνατή, απλή αμεσότητα» και εκτίθονται με μια ακατέργαστη ομορφιά. Στη συνέχεια ο Κουλεντιανός δημιούργησε μια μοναδική τεχνική, γνωστή ως «fer brassé» στα γαλλικά, όπου συγκολλούσε απευθείας μπρούτζο, χαλκό, μόλυβδο ή κασσίτερο σε σίδηρο, δημιουργώντας μια ξεχωριστή υφή. Στις αρχές της δεκαετίας του 1960 δημιούργησε μια σειρά από γλυπτά, ανάγλυφα και μερικά έπιπλα χρησιμοποιώντας αυτή την πρωτοποριακή μέθοδο.


Ο Κουλεντιανός με το καιρό, στράφηκε προς πιο γεωμετρικές φόρμες,  με ξυλόγλυπτα, και τσιμεντένια ανάγλυφα, ακόμα τόλμησε να επεξεργαστεί υφαντά υφάσματα και μεταξοτυπίες. Η καλλιτεχνική του εξέλιξη ήταν απόδειξη της δέσμευσής του στην αφαίρεση και τις γεωμετρικές δομές. Κατά τη διάρκεια της καριέρας του, πραγματοποίησε αρκετές ατομικές εκθέσεις σε όλη την Ευρώπη,  κατασκεύασε πάνω από 50 έργα σε δημόσιους χώρους και συμμετείχε σε σχεδόν 100 ομαδικές εκθέσεις. Πέθανε στην Αρλ της Γαλλίας το 1995. Το 2012-2013, η αναδρομική έκθεση με τίτλο «Ο τελευταίος από τους σύγχρονους ακροβάτες» παρουσίασε ένα μεγάλο κομμάτι της  δουλειάς του Κώστα Κουλεντιανού στο Μουσείο Μπενάκη στην Αθήνα και στο Μακεδονικό Μουσείο Σύγχρονης Τέχνης στη Θεσσαλονίκη.


Σχετικά με τη  καλλιτεχνική φιλοσοφία του, ο Κουλεντιανός τόνισε τις πρωταρχικές του ανησυχίες για την ύλη, το φως και τον χώρο. Αντιμετώπισε τις προκλήσεις της εργασίας με υλικά όπως ο σίδηρος, ενώ ταυτόχρονα προσπαθούσε να αποδώσει με μια αίσθηση κίνησης. Κεντρική θέση στην καλλιτεχνική του αναζήτηση ήταν η αλληλεπίδραση μεταξύ των μορφών  και του περιβάλλοντος, όπου στόχευε να δημιουργήσει έργα που επέτρεπαν στο φως να εισχωρήσει  στον  χώρο και να συγχωνευθούν. Το έργο του παραμένει μια απόδειξη της ανάγκης του να εξερευνήσει τη δυναμική σχέση μεταξύ ύλης, φωτός και χώρου σε σχέση με τη γλυπτική. 

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Costas Coulentianos (1918-1995)


1936-1939 Athens School of Fine Arts

1946 Paris School of Fine Arts

         Ossip Zadkine’s workshop the Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris 

solo exhibitions (selection)

1955 Payne Gallery, Athens

1956 Obelisk Gallery, London

1962 Galerie de France, Paris Exhibition in Athens Salon de mai, Tokyo

1963 Atelier Sopho, Lyon

1964 Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York

         Venice Biennial

1965 Merlin Gallery, Athens

1971 Galerie Historial, Nyon, Switzerland (tapestries and sculptures)

1972 The Châlon-sur-Saône Cultural Center (tapestries and sculptures) Galerie de la Demeure, Paris (tapestries and sculptures)

1973 Nicole Fourrier Gallery, Lyon

1974 Gallery “Techni”, Athens

1975 Noella Gest Gallery, Saint- Rémy-de-Provence

1977 The Amiens Cultural Center (tapestries and sculptures) 1980 Interbureau, Lyon

1982 Venice Biennial

1983 The French Institute, Salonika The French Institute, Athens

1984 Medusa Gallery, Athens Epsilon Gallery, Brussels

1986 Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens

1989 Galerie de la Gare, Bonnieux, Vaucluse

         The Van Gogh Art Center, The Estrine Hotel, Saint-Remy-de-Provence

1991 Saint Albon Golf Course, Drôme (monumental sculptures)

        Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, Athens

1992 Salonika City Hall, Geni Tzami Cultural Center

        Modern Art Museum, Santiago, Chili (prints)

        Presentation at the symposium on sculpture, Santiago, Chili

1997 Retrospective exhibition, Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, France

2000 Exhibition of monumental sculptures, Musée Hébert, Grenoble, France

2002 Retrospective exhibition, Musée de Chinteuil, Pont de Vaux, France

2008 Medusa Gallery, Athens

          Florina Museum of Modern Art, Greece

2012-2013 Retrospective exhibition, Benaki Museum, Athens

2013 Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

2018 P gallery | sculpture, Athens

Group exhibitions (selection)

Costas Coulentianos participated in close to 100 group exhibitions throughout the world. Notably in: Brazil, Belgium, England, France, Holland, Italy, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States.

1946 Salon d’automne, Paris

1947 Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

         Salon de mai, Paris

1948 Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

         Salon de mai, Paris

1949 Salon de mai, Paris
1950 Salon de mai, Paris,

         Salon de mai, Anvers, Belgium

         Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

1951 Salon de mai, Paris

1952 Salon de mai, Paris

         Galanis-Heutschel Gallery, Paris Casablanca, Morocco

1953 “Seven Greek Sculptors in Paris”, Petit Palais, Paris

          Anvers Biennial, Belgium
          Salon de mai, Paris

1954 3rd International Biennial on Colour Lithography, Art Museum, Cincinnati, USA

         Salon de mai, Paris

1955 Salon de mai, Paris
         3rd San Paolo Biennial, Brazil
         Groupe Espace, Paris
         Sculptors of the Salon de mai, Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, Sweden

1956 4th International Biennial on Colour Lithography, Art Museum, Cincinnati, USA

          Salon de mai, Paris
          International Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Rodin Museum,Paris
          Obelisk Gallery, London

1957 Salon de mai, Paris
         Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

         Galerie de France, Paris
         Obelisk Gallery, London

1958 Salon de mai, Paris
         Claude Bernard Gallery, Paris
         Exhibition of a Parisian art lover’s collection, Aix-en-Provence, France

         French Institute, Athens, Greece
         "12 Greek Artists”, Redfern Gallery, London

1960 “Le relief”, XXe Siècle Gallery, Paris

          Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York

1961   “Eight Greek Artists”, Galerie Saint-Germain, Paris
          Dupuis Gallery, Paris
          Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York
           “The 1961 Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture”, USA

           Salon de mai, Paris

1962 “Greek Painters and Sculptors”, The Modern Art Museum of Paris

          “The Object”, The Decorative Arts Museum, Paris

           Sculpture exhibition, The Havre Museum, France

           Salon de mai, Japan

           “Le petit bronze” (The Small Bronzes), The Modern Art Museum of Paris

           Le Relief”, XXe Siècle Gallery, Paris

           “A Half-Century of Sculpture”, Cercle Gallery, Paris

           Salon “Réalités Nouvelles”, Paris

1963 “Rural Sculptures”, international exhibition in the garden of the American Artists Centre, Paris

          “Expression of Bayonne”, Bayonne, France

           Salon de mai, Paris

1964 “Seven Greek Sculptors”, Saint-Germain Gallery, Paris

           Venice Biennial

1965 “Constructivist Sculpture”, Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York

1966 The Pan-Hellenic Exhibition, Athens, Greece

          Salon de mai, Paris

          “Group”, Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York

          “The Hand”, Claude Bernard Gallery, Paris

          Salon de mai, Paris

          “Hilton” Gallery, Athens

1967 Salon de mai, Paris

         Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

          “The Portrait”, Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris

1968 Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

          Palais des Sports, Lyon, France

1969 Maison des jeunes, Le Creusot, France

          Ecole des Beaux-Arts d’Aubusson (tapestry)

          Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

          The American Centre, Boulevard Raspail, Paris

          The Avignon Festival, Foundation Port-Barcarès

1970 End Gallery, Amsterdam

         Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York

         “Aspects of Contemporary Sculpture”, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

          Salon de la jeune sculpture, Paris

          “Sculpture Open to the Sky”, Macon, France

1971   Noella Gest Gallery, Saint-Rémy de Provence, France

          “Art Contact”, Paris

1972 Noella Gest Gallery, Saint-Rémy de Provence, France (tapestry)

         Exhibition for the city of Cluny, France

1973 Sculpture exhibition for the Maison de la Culture, Saint-Etienne, France

         Open-air sculpture exhibition, Vénissieux, France

         Travelling group exhibition, Australia and New Zealand

1974-78 Numerous group exhibitions in France and other countries

1980 “Contemporary Presence”, Aix-en-Provence

1986 Medusa Gallery, Athens

1995 May: “Thirty Years of Sculpture with Denis Chevalier”, Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris

         July: “Artist Friends of Roger Vailland”, Contemporary Arts Centre at Lacoux-Ain, France

2011 “Coulentianos - Prassinos”, Medusa Gallery, Athens

2015 P gallery | sculpture

2016 P gallery | sculpture

2017 P gallery | sculpture

2018 P gallery | sculpture

2020 Art Paris

2021 P gallery | sculpture

2022 P gallery | sculpture

Awards and Distinctions

1984 awarded the distinction of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture

Monumental Works 


- Wall in concrete (1.40x6 m), the Bourg-en-Bresse (Ain) swimming pool (Pierre Dosse, architect) cat. no.110

- Wall in concrete (17x5.60 m) cat. no.108 / Bas-relief on metallic plate (9x1m), the Bourg-en-Bresse theater (Georges Cropier, architect) cat. no.116


- Sculpture in brass (7 m high) cat. no.112 / Two bas-relief walls in concrete (16 m2 and 20m2), Technical School, Salon-de-Provence, Bouches-du-Rhône (Gaston Jaubert, architect)

- Bas-relief on metallic plate (5.20x4.20 m), Rolex Headquarters, Geneva, (Georges Addor, architect) cat. no.114

- Work in white concrete, emergency exit of the garage (2.50x2.50x2.50 m), Administrative building of Lafarge Group (Frères Arsène-Henry, architects)


- Two relief concrete walls (2x35 m), Rillieux, Rhône (Pierre Dosse, architect) cat. no.111


- Translucent wall in molded polyester (3.60x20 m) / Sculpture in corten steel (2.75x5.50 m), Charles Perrault School, Bourg-en-Bresse (Pierre Dosse and Georges Cropier, architects) cat. no.113

- Bas-relief wall in concrete (2x26 m), Revermont College, Bourg-en-Bresse, (Pierre Dosse and Georges Cropier, architects) cat. no. 115


- Sculpture in corten steel (3.50x10.50 m), Collège d'Enseignement Secondaire (C.E.S.) 1200, Parentis-en-Born, Landes, (Pierre Génard, architect)

- Sculpture in corten steel (6x7 m), Grenoble cat. no.118

- Four bas-relief panels in concrete (3x2 m), Swimming pool / Parking lot wall

130 m long, Housing Estate “Le Lignon”, Geneva (Georges Addor, architect)


- Sculpture in corten steel (3.50 m high), C.E.S. 1200, Muret, (Pierre Génard, architect)

- Sculpture in stainless steel (6x9 m), Lycée Carriat, Bourg-en-Bresse (Pierre Dosse, architect) cat. no.119

- Sculpture in corten steel (1.80x7 m), Lycée Lalande, Bourg-en-Bresse (Georges Cropier, architect) cat. no.117


- Sculpture in brass (6.50 m high), the Pont-de-Vaux Hospital, Ain, cat. no.121

- Installation of the sculpture “The Athlete” (1963) in Lambrakis Square, Bologne, Italy

- Sculpture in bolted and painted iron (6 m high), Musée des Sables, Barcarés,

Pyrénées-Orientales, cat. no.120

- Bas-relief wall in concrete (2.10x8 m), Vienne, Isére

- 30 concrete panels (2.20x0.65 m), 42 garages, Bourg-en-Bresse

- Tapestry "The birds" (1x3.40 m), “Les Arbelles” School Complex, Bourg-en-

Bresse (Pierre Dosse and Georges Cropier, architects)

- Tapestry “The river” (0.75x5.50 m), Brou preschool, Bourg-en-Bresse (Pierre

Dosse and Georges Cropier, architects)


- “Signal” sculpture in corten steel (7.50 m high), Vitry-sur-Seine, Paris

- Wall in marble (3.50x18 m), University of Marseille, Faculty of Sciences, Saint

Jérôme, Marseille (René Egger και Yannic Boudard, architects) cat. no. 122

- Translucent wall in molded polyester (250m2) used for the infiltration of natural

light in the Salle de sports, Pont-de-Vaux (Georges Cropier, architect)


- Stone sculpture (1.80x1x1 m), Boarding school, C.E.S. 600, Parentis-en-Born, (Pierre Génard, architect)

- Two reliefs in concrete, Ηousing project in Oyonnax, Ain

- Two engraved and painted walls, Saint-Denis-les-Bourg preschool, Ain (Pierre

Dosse, architect)

- Sculpture in corten steel (4.25x1.50x2.50 m), Sénart forest, Île de France

- Prefabricated concrete elements for a façade, Family Assistance Fund, Bourg- en-Bresse (Pierre Dosse, architect)


- Sculpture in corten steel (5x30 m; 4x24 m; 1.90x7 m), Faculty of Letters, Aix-en- Provence, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (René Egger and Robert Levasseur, architects) cat. no.123

- Bas-relief in painted steel (1.40x9 m), C.E.S. Metz, Magny (Roger Zonca and Roger Gaertner architects)

- “Rythmos” in wood (3x30 m), restaurant at the Ain Headquarters of Credit Agricole, Bourg-en-Bresse


- “Rythmos” in iron (2x18x0.50 m), École Normale Nationale d’Apprentissage, Toulouse, Rangueil (Yannic Boudard, architect) cat. no.130

- Sculpture in two elements of painted steel, U.E.R. Sports Center, Toulouse, Rangueil (René Egger and Yannic Boudard, architects)

- Sculpture in polished aluminium (4x6x3 m), Navy Instruction Centre, Querqueville, Cherbourg (Masse, Roy and Henri Auffret, architects) cat. no. 124

- Sculptures in soldered brass plates (2x0.50x0.50 m), Jules Guesde School Complex, Vénissieux, Rhône

- Sculpture in painted steel (1.90x8x0.60 m), entrance of the Family Assistance Fund, Bourg-en-Bresse (Pierre Dosse, architect). This sculpture was moved and installed in 1993 at the Ornithological Park in Villars-les- Dombes, Ain.


- Sculpture in corten steel (3x6x4 m), University Institute of Technology (I.U.T.), Annecy, Haute-Savoie (René Dottelonde, architect)

- Painted steel plates (2x10 m), the Jacques Callot College, Neuves-Maisons, Meurthe-et-Moselle (Roger Zonca and Roger Gaertner, architects)

- Prefabricated concrete elements for a façade, Departmental Office of Public Housing, Bourg-en-Bresse (Pierre Dosse and Georges Cropier, architects) cat. no. 125


- Bas-relief on painted cement plates (52m2), George Sand College, Pont-de- Veyle, Ain (Pierre Dosse, architect)

- Panel of concrete (40m2), Retirement home in Coligny, Ain (Pierre Dosse, architect).


- Three panels in painted wood, (total surface 27m2) Varces barracks, Grenoble - Sculpture in painted iron (5.50x5x2 m), Lyon-Part-Dieu, Lyon. (The sculpture

was created on the occasion of the opening of the Lyon-Part-Dieu Symposium

and was placed in front of the Credit Lyonnais Τower) cat. no.129 1979

- Sculpture in three parts, painted iron (1.80x5x2 m), Gabriel Voisin High School for Professional Training, Bourg-en-Bresse (Jean-Vincent Berlottier, Georges Cropier, Pierre Dosse, Henri-Pierre Maillard architects)


- Wall (400 m2), Police station, Clermont-Ferrand, Auvergne 1988

- Sculpture in painted iron (3.35x2.40x 1.85 m), Fountain Company, Brussels.


- Monumental sculpture in painted iron (4x3x1.20 m), Alpha Bank Collection, Athens.


- Metallic plates in stainless steel, brass and copper (3x1 m), Axfer Company, Saint-Etienne, Loire

- Sculpture in multi-coloured tubes (4x4x12 m), Fountain Company, Cambrai, Pas-de-Calais


- Bas-relief in bolted and painted wood (3.10x1.53x0.09 m), Alpha Bank Collection, Athens αρ.κατ.193

- Sculpture in painted steel, Santiago, Chile


- Tapestry (1.20x6 m), State Audit Council, Marseille


Coulentianos. Sculptures, text by R. Vailland, Galerie de France, Paris, 2–24 March 1962 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos - The last of the Modern acrobats, Athens, 2012

1979-2009, 30 xronia Makedoniko Mouseio Sinxronis Technis, Thessaloniki, 2009.

1er salon de création artistique, Bourg-en-Bresse, France, 15-26 November 1978 (exhibition catalogue).

2e Biennale de la Sculpture, Middelheim Park, Antwerp, Belgium 20 June – 30 September 1953 (exhibition catalogue).

4ème salon de création artistique, Bourg-en-Bresse, France, 10-22 November 1982 (exhibition catalogue).

Alexander and Dorothy Xydis’ donation, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, the permanent collection, vol. III, Thessaloniki, 2003.

Andrikopoulou N., To taxidi tou Mataroa, 1945. Ston kathrefti tis mnimis, Athens, 2007.

Catalogue de manifestation: Sculpture à la Part-Dieu, Lyon festival, June- September 1978 (exhibition catalogue).

Christou Ch. – Koumvakali-Anastasiadi M., Neoelliniki glyptiki 1800-1940, Athens: Commercial Bank of Greece, 1982.

Costa Coulentianos, Couvent des Cordeliers, Paris, 7 May – 18 June 1997 (exhibition catalogue).

Costas Coulentianos. Glypta, schedia, lithografies, Payne Gallery, 4-21 January 1955 (exhibition catalogue).

Costas Coulentianos-Matière, lumière, espace, Chintreuil Museum, Pont-de- Vaux, France, 26 May – 20 October 2002 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos – Prassinos. “One friendship. Two worlds. The multiple faces of modernism”, edited by E. Strousa, Medusa Art Gallery, 27 February – 26 March 2011 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos Costas. Tapisseries – Gravures – Sculptures, text by J-F. Chabrun, French Institute, Athens, 19 April – 30 May 1983 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos, Florina Museum of Contemporary Art, 1 November 2008 – 4 January 2009 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos, Medusa Art Gallery, Athens 24 January – 1 March 2008 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos, Obelisk Gallery, 20 November – 11 December 1956 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos, text by G. Kondylis - E. Andreadi, Zoumboulakis Gallery, Athens, 1986 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos, texts by C. Juliet, A. Xydis, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Center, 31 October – 7 December 1991 (exhibition catalogue).

Coulentianos. Glyptiki, tapisserie, schedia, Aithousa Technis, Athens, 11 October – 3 November 1974 (exhibition catalogue).

Dalemont D., Les sculpteurs du métal, 66 portraits d’artistes, Paris, 2006.

Deux sculpteurs grecs à Paris. Philolaos - Coulentianos, text by D. Zachropoulos, Jean Louis Danant gallery and Martel Greiner gallery, Paris, 9 March – 16 April 2011 (exhibition catalogue).

Ekthesi zografikis – glyptikis, “Armos” gallery, December 1958 (exhibition catalogue).

Ellines kallitechnes tou exoterikou, edited by N. Loizidi, Athens: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1983.


Elytis O., Thanatos ke Anastasis tou Konstantinou Palaiologou, edited by C. Coulentianos, Geneva, 1971.

Escaut. Rives, dérives. International festival of contemporary sculpture, France, 19 May – 18 September 2011 (exhibition catalogue).

Europalia, text by A. Xydis, Hasseldt Cultural Centre, Belgium, 1982 (exhibition catalogue).

Gaitis, Thodoros, Coulentianos, Molfesis, Perdikidis, Pierakos, Sklavos, Christoforou, “Astor” gallery, Athens, February 1966 (exhibition catalogue).

Galerie de la Gare, texts by P. Cabanne - J. Klépal, Bonnieux, Vaucluse, France, 1989 (exhibition catalogue).

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