Hermann NITSCH (1938)


With the creation and ‘actions’ of the Orgies & Mysteries Theatre in 1957, Hermann Nitsch caused a sensation in the Post-War art world (and beyond). The group put on powerful performances bringing together painting, architecture, opera, music and ‘actions’ for a ‘total art’ with a cathartic objective… a “celebration of purification and abreaction”. Although symbolic […]

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Hermann Nitsch is considered to be the leading light of Viennese Actionism (1962-1968), a protest movement which aimed to heal the wounds created during the Third Reich. They did this by breaking taboos through group rituals and private ceremonies steeped in blond and excrement. Remaining faithful to his first “happenings”, Nitsch continues his organic and impulsive rhetoric as he reaches his 70s. His paintings in oil, acrylic and blood evoke the sacrificial violence which featured in his Theatre of Orgies and Mysteries.

Hermann NITSCH (1938) (Austria) es un artista nacido en 1938 El remate más antiguo catalogado en el sitio web es un(a) pintura vendido/a en 1984 en Christie's , el más reciente siendo un(a) grabado vendido/a en 2021. Las cotizaciones y los índices del artista establecidos por Artprice.com se basan en 3.080 remates. Especialmente: pintura, grabado, fotografia, dibujo acuarela, escultura, objetos. Anunciamos 10 obras del artista Hermann NITSCH (1938) próximamente a subasta. El Marketplace de Artprice.com le propone 27 obras(s) del artista a la venta. , vendidas por 9 Artprice store(s).