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Hermann Nitsch - Rooms Made of Colour

Published: May 10, 2019; 18:00 · (Vindobona)

On the occasion of the 80th birthday of the Austrian painter and action artist Hermann Nitsch, his works can be seen and experienced in the Albertina as monumental colour spaces and rubble installations. The exhibition "NITSCH. Räume aus Farbe" shows Nitsch's pictures for the first time as painting for themselves: it bursts the dimensions of the panel painting, conquers the wall across the entire surface and intervenes in the room as a comprehensive installation.

Hermann Nitsch: Räume aus Farbe / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Harald Peki [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)]

For Hermann Nitsch, painting is one of the disciplines of his "Orgien Mysterien Theater."

It is deeply anchored in actionism, performance and multimedia.

Painting is the origin of the actions and at the same time their result.

With the exhibition "NITSCH. Räume aus Farbe" (" Rooms of Colour"), Nitsch's paintings in the Albertina will for the first time not be…

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