Hermann NITSCH (1938)


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The Viennafair (20-23 September) opened the European art fair season before Brussels (Fotofever, 4 – 7 October), London (Frieze 11 – 14 October 2012), Paris (FIAC, 18 – 21 October 2012) and their myriad of “Off” shows.

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) is an artist born in 1938 The oldest auction result ever registered on the website for an artwork by this artist is a painting sold in 1984, at Christie's , and the most recent auction result is a photography sold in 2020. Artprice.com's price levels for this artist are based on 2,757 auction results. Especially: painting, print-multiple, sculpture-volume, photography, drawing-watercolor, objects. 4 art works by artist Hermann NITSCH (1938) will soon be available in auction rooms. You can also discover 31 artwork(s) currently for sale on Artprice's Marketplace. , sold by 16 Artprice store(s).