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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 travelled to Paris on the legendary ship ‘Mataroa’ along with other young Greek intellectuals and artists, leaving civil war torn Greece behind. With a scholarship from the French government he briefly frequented the Paris School of fine arts before setting up his own studio, intent on abandoning the academic approach to sculpture  he had been taught and on engaging with modernist tradition. Coulentianos soon became part of the Parisian art scene and befriended the great sculptors of his time. In 1947 he met the sculptor Henri Laurens, 33 years his senior, who had a profound influence on him. In his own words: “I can say that Laurens helped me a lot to see sculpture in another way. I was able to abandon bit by bit the customary forms in favour of abstraction, without ever forsaking balance in my work, like in the archaic period.” Initially his work remained figurative, focusing mainly on the female body.  From early on, however, he went beyond mere figurative representation. By using fluid curved lines he imbued his sculptures with sensuality as can be appreciated in the sculpture 'Femme allongée’ from 1950. His sculptures were meant to be a solid presence within space, of which they were a natural extension. Coulentianos felt that unless a sculpture possessed true motion, it could not interpret space. 


 After 1952 Coulentianos started a new approach in his work, shaping sculptures with metal sheets. Thus he created a series of acrobats, a subtle hint at the challenges the artist has to face.  A combination of figuration and abstraction, these sculptures testify to the artist’s concern with creating "a sculpture of a powerful, simple immediacy, (…) a sculpture, ultimately, that is fully exposed in its nudity." This new approach foreshadowed Coulentianos' gradual development towards abstraction and geometrical structures.



In 1966, he set up studio in central France and his productivity increased. Among other things, he engaged in tapestry design (1969-1975) and organized sculpture workshops at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Paris (1975) and the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Marseille (1979). In 1980 Costas Coulentianos represented Greece at the Venice Bienale with a series of sculptures called New Generation. These ‘bolted’ sculptures, compositions of metal, were a new approach, but, in the words of Alexandros Xydis, “ … not a radical departure. There is a simple consistency in his development towards utter simplicity, from the curvaceous forms, that directly capture an organic form, to the thin, anglar, flat blades, that suggest it just as expressively."

Coulentianos had his first solo exhibition at the Galerie de France in Paris in 1962, followed by numerous solo exhibitions throughout his career in Greece, France and other European countries. Also, he participated in close to 100 group exhibitions. He collaborated with architects and created more than 50 sculptures for public spaces in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Greece and Chile.
 In 1984, he was awarded the title of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry culture.


After his death in Arles in 1995, retrospective exhibitions of his work were organized at the Couvent des Cordeliers (1997) in Paris, the Musée Chintreuil (2002) in Pont-de-Vaux, the Medusa Art Gallery (2008) in Athens, the Florina Museum of Modern Art (2008), the Benaki Museum in Athens and the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art (2012 – 2013) in Thessaloniki.

Ο ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΚΟΥΛΕΝΤΙΑΝΟΣ γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1918. Σπούδασε στην Ανωτάτη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών της Αθήνας από το 1936 έως το 1939. Το 1945 ταξίδεψε στο Παρίσι με το θρυλικό πλοίο «Ματαρόα» μαζί με άλλους νέους Έλληνες διανοούμενους και καλλιτέχνες, αφήνοντας τον εμφύλιο πόλεμο και την διχασμένη Ελλάδα πίσω. Με υποτροφία της γαλλικής κυβέρνησης φοίτησε για μικρό χρονικό διάστημα στη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών του Παρισιού πριν εγκαταστήσει το δικό του στούντιο γλυπτικής. Παράλληλα άρχισε να εγκατάλειπει την ακαδημαϊκή προσέγγιση στην τέχνη του καθώς ασπάστηκε την μοντερνιστική παράδοση. O Κουλεντιανός σύντομα έγινε μέλος της παρισινής καλλιτεχνικής σκηνής και φίλος με μεγάλους γλύπτες της εποχής του. Το 1947 γνώρισε τον γλύπτη Henri Laurens, ο οποίος ήταν 33 χρόνια μεγαλύτερόες του, ο οποίος επηρέασε βαθιά τον Κώστα Κουλεντιανό. Ο ίδιος αναφέρει: «μπορώ να πω ότι ο Laurens με βοήθησε πολύ για να δώ τη γλυπτική με άλλο τρόπο. Ήμουν σε θέση να εγκαταλείψω λίγο-λίγο τις συνήθεις μορφές υπέρ της αφαίρεσης, χωρίς ποτέ να εγκαταλείπω την ισορροπία στη δουλειά μου, όπως και στην αρχαϊκή περίοδο». Αρχικά το έργο του παρέμεινε παραστατικό, με έμφαση κυρίως το γυναικείο σώμα. Από πολύ νωρίς ωστόσο, άφησε την απλή παραστατική απεικόνιση, δίνοντας έμφαση στις καμπύλες και στις γραμμές γεμίζοντας τα γλυπτά του με αισθησιασμό, όπως μπορεί να εκτιμηθεί στο γλυπτό Femme allongée (1950). Χαρακτηριστικό επίσης είναι ότι ο Κουλεντιανός πίστευε πως αν ένα γλυπτό δεν διέθετε πραγματική κίνηση, δεν μπορούσε να ερμηνεύτει στο χώρο.


Μετά το 1952 ο Κώστας Κουλεντιανός ξεκίνησε μια νέα προσέγγιση στο έργο του, διαμορφώνοντας γλυπτά με μεταλλικά φύλλα. Έτσι δημιούργησε μια σειρά από ακροβάτες με υπαινιγμούς στις προκλήσεις που ο καλλιτέχνης έχει να αντιμετωπίσει. Μέσα από τον συνδυασμό της παράστασης και της αφαίρεσης, τα γλυπτά αυτά μαρτυρούν την ανησυχία του καλλιτέχνη για τη δημιουργία ενός γλυπτού ισχυρού, απλού και άμεσου. Η νέα αυτή προσέγγιση προανήγγειλε μια σταδιακή ανάπτυξη προς την αφαίρεση και τις γεωμετρικές δομές. Το 1980 ο Κουλεντιανός εκπροσώπησε την Ελλάδα στην Μπιενάλε της Βενετίας με μια σειρά από γλυπτά που ονομάζονταν  Νέα Γενιά. 


Ο Κώστας Κουλεντιανός πέθανε το 1995 στην Arles της Γαλλίας. Μια αναδρομική έκθεση του Κώστα Κουλεντιανού Ο τελευταίος ακροβάτης του μοντερνισμού πραγματοποιήθηκε στο Μουσείο Μπενάκη στην Αθήνα το 2012-2013 και στο Μακεδονικό Μουσείο Σύγχρονης Τέχνης στη Θεσσαλονίκη το 2013.

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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).

Giannoudaki T., National Glyptotheque. Permanent collection, National Gallery Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens, 2006.

Grands et Jeunes d’Aujourd’hui, Grand Palais, Paris, 1985 (exhibition catalogue).

Grèce: XXXII Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d’Arte Venezia de Coulentianos, Nicolaou, Vassiliou, Ventouras, Zongolopoulos, Venice, 20 June – 18 October 1964 (exhibition catalogue).

Hellas: D. Diamantopoulos, C. Coulentianos, Ministry of Culture and Science. Direction of Fine Arts, Biennale Venezia 1982 (exhibition catalogue).

Hommage à la galeriste Noëlla G, Art Center Van Gogh, Saint-Remy-de- Provence, France, 28 March – 4 July 1999 (exhibition catalogue).

Hommage à la galeriste Noëlla G, Museum of Art and History, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 7 Νovembre 1999 au 16 janvier 2000 (exhibition catalogue).

I syllogi tis Alpha Bank. Elliniki techni apo to 1920 eos simera, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 9 November 2006 –

14 January 2007 (exhibition catalogue).

I syllogi tis Alpha Bank. Zografiki, charaktiki, glyptiki, edited by E. Orati, Benaki Museum, Athens, 12 October – 20 November 2005 (exhibition catalogue).

Jean Amado, Costa Coulentianos, Georges Jeanclos, Francesco Marino di Teana, Jean-Paul Philippe, Olivier Seguin, Sculpteurs de France, Ixelles Museum, Brussel, 13 February – 4 May 1987 (exhibition catalogue).

Kavadia M., “Costas Coulentianos”, Nees Morfes 3 (May-June 1962).

Kazazi S., “Costas Coulentianos”, Eikastika 18 (June 1983).

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La Biennale di Venezia, Settore arti visive, general catalogue, 1982.

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