Jannis Kounellis Estate - Artists
Jannis Kounellis (Piraeus 1936 - Rome 2017) was based in Rome and was one of the world’s leading contemporary artists with a career spanning more than sixty years. Kounellis' work is comprised of painting, collage, sculpture, installation work, performance and theatrical shows. After starting as a painter, in the 1960s Kounellis introduced the use of everyday material to his work - such as wool, coal, iron, stones, earth, wood and objets trouvés - as well as animals to create sculptures and…
Open Photographer of the Year - Veselin Atanasov, Bulgarian Selected from 10 category winners as the best single image in the world, Atanasov is recognised for his work Early Autumn and receives a $5,000 (USD) prize. An IT specialist, Atanasov is a self-taught photographer who began shooting in 2014.