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XENAKIS, Iannis (1922 - 2001), Sculptor

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
XENAKIS, Iannis (1922 - 2001), Sculptor

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Greek, 20th century, male.

Active in France after 1947 (naturalised French citizen 1965).

Born 29 May 1922, in Braila, Romania; died 4 February 2001, in Paris.

Sculptor. Architectural integration, stained glass designs.

Iannis Xenakis studied civil engineering at the Athens polytechnic but his studies were interrupted by World War II and then the civil war in Greece. In 1947 he made his way to France as

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