Alessandro Kokocinski (born Alejandro Kokocinski; 3 April 1948 – 12 December 2017) was an Italian-Argentine painter, sculptor and set designer, of Polish-Russian origin. He was born in the refugee camp at Porto Recanati, Italy. His family survived the Holocaust. He was raised in Buenos Aires.
Kokocinski worked on the Salvador Allende government’s agrarian reform, in partnership with the Catholic University of Santiago de Chile. He settled in Rome and became a pupil of Riccardo Tomassi Ferroni, with whom he shared a studio in Trastevere, together with Carlo Quattrucci.
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