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Maria Lassnig
     

Maria Lassnig

by Maria Lassnig (Artist), Julia Peyton-Jones (Text by), Hans Ulrich Obrist (Contribution by), Jennifer Higgie
 
Born in 1919, Viennese artist Maria Lassnig--who coined the phrase "body-awareness painting"--uses bold forms and strong colors to create portraits and semi-figurative abstractions. This volume, with texts by Robert Storr, Jennifer Higgie and Paul McCarthy, includes a selection of sensational, fresh and vibrant works from the last three years.

Overview

Born in 1919, Viennese artist Maria Lassnig--who coined the phrase "body-awareness painting"--uses bold forms and strong colors to create portraits and semi-figurative abstractions. This volume, with texts by Robert Storr, Jennifer Higgie and Paul McCarthy, includes a selection of sensational, fresh and vibrant works from the last three years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783865604552
Publisher:
Konig, Walther
Publication date:
09/01/2008
Pages:
94
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Hans-Ulrich Obrist was born in 1968 in Zurich, Switzerland. In 1993, he founded the Museum Robert Walser and began to run the Migrateurs program at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris where he served as a Curator for contemporary art. He presently serves as the Co-Director of Exhibitions and Programs and Director of International Projects at the Serpentine Gallery, London.

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