Simone de Kunovich, an artist based in Milan, is inherently drawn to the world of obscure records, books, and films.
This enduring fascination serves as a perpetual wellspring of inspiration for his creative work. With his extensive, multi-disciplinary knowledge, he has earned acclaim as a discerning influencer who has an innate affinity for the unconventional
XYZ: How would you describe yourself as a person and as an artist, Simone?
Simone De Kunovich: I think you can say I’m quite a bold person – I like flamboyant outfits as much as provocative statements – everything that is eccentric or obscure has fascinated me ever since I have memory – a natural born curiosity with an endless thirst for knowledge and beauty.
XYZ: You draw your inspiration from many different sources around the world, but you’re particularly fascinated by Japan, which almost feels like a contrasting counterpart to Italy. What intrigues you about it and what influence does it have on you and your work?