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) è un artista nato nel 1938. La prima aggiudicazione registrata sul sito è un/a pittura del 1984 da Christie's , e la più recente un/a stampa-multiplo del 2021. La quotazione e gli indici dell'artista stabiliti da Artprice.com si basano su 3.198 aggiudicazioni. In particolare: pittura, stampa-multiplo, fotografia, disegno acquarello, scultura volume, oggetti. 34 opere dell'artista Hermann NITSCH (1938) saranno prossimamente in sala d'asta. Sulla Marketplace di Artprice sono proposte 35 opere dell'artista in vendita. , venduti da 11 Artprice Store.