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Alessandro Kokocinski

Alessandro Kokocinski (born Alejandro Kokocinski; 3 April 1948 – 12 December 2017) was an Italian-Argentine painter, sculptor and set designer, of Polish-Russian origin.[1][2] He was born in the refugee camp at Porto Recanati, Italy. His family survived the Holocaust.[3] 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.[4]

In 2016, Kokocinski created the set design and lighting design for “Lina Sastri è il mio nome”, a musical theatrical show which opened on 4 October 2016 at the Teatro Quirino, Rome.[5]

Kokocinski died on 12 December 2017 in Tuscania, Italy of lymphoma at the age of 69.[6]


  1. "Alessandro Kokocinski biografia" . Corriere della Sera. Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  2. Fanti, Mario. "Kokocinski - L'uomo e l'artista" (PDF). Centro Studi Portorecanatesi. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  3. Grasso, Sebastiano (12 May 2003). "L' acrobata di cavalli al circo dell' arte" . Corriere della Sera. Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  4. Sassi, Edoardo (7 November 2011). ""Rissa a Trastevere" la storia di un quadro" . Corriere della Sera. Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 13 June 2014.
  5. Costantini, Emilia (3 October 2016). "Poesie, pensieri, canzoni e le parole di Filumena". Corriere della Sera Roma. p. 17.
  6. "Morto Alessandro Kokocinski, pittore in viaggio e acrobata dei sogni" (in Italian). Corriere. Retrieved 13 December 2017.

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