Hermann Nitsch – Splatter paintings

Hermann Nitsch, Schüttbilder / Splatter paintings, 2014 / 2016

Hermann Nitsch (born 29 August 1938) is an Austrian artist who works in experimental and multimedia modes. Born in Vienna, Nitsch received training in painting when studied at the Wiener Graphische Lehr-und Versuchanstalt, during which time he was drawn to religious art. He is associated with the Vienna Actionists—a loosely affiliated group of off-kilter and confrontational Austrian artists that also includes Günter Brus, Otto Muehl, and Rudolf Schwarzkogler.

Nitsch's abstract splatter paintings, like his performance pieces, address the excessive beauty and intensification of human existence. In the 1950s, Nitsch conceived of the Orgien Mysterien Theater (which roughly translates as Theatre of Orgies and Mysteries or The Orgiastic Mystery Theater), staging nearly 100 performances between 1962 and 1998.

From February 5 till May 8, 2016 the Villa Stuck in Munich holds an extensive solo exhibition of Hermann Nitsch. On this occasion Galerie Oliver Schweden has published a this limited edition by Hermann Nitsch.

Medium: Giclee print on canvas
Canvas size: 74 x 61 cm - (29 1/4 x 24 in)
Image Size: 63 x 50 cm - (24 7/8 x 19 3/4 in)
4 Motives each in an edition of 40
Signed, dated and numbered / unframed
Price: €1,550

You can order this edition at Galerie Oliver Schweden
Please note that Motif 3 is already sold out

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