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Hermann Nitsch: 20th Painting Action

KERBER
Edited by Helmut Essl. Text by Dieter Buchhart, Hermann Nitsch, Otmar Rychlik.

A seminal performance painting from the cofounder of Viennese Actionism

Slip, hbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 108 pgs / 86 color. | 8/16/2022 | Awaiting stock
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Hermann Nitsch: The Theater of Orgies and Mysteries

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN
Edited by Michael Karrer. Foreword by Hermann Nitsch, Rudi Fuchs, Michael Karrer.

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 968 pgs / 1,500 color. | 2/23/2016 | In stock
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Hermann Nitsch and the Theater: ExistenzFest

HATJE CANTZ
Edited by Hubert Klocker, Michael Buhrs. Text by Hubert Klocker, Thomas Trabitsch.

Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 180 color. | 8/25/2015 | Out of stock
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Hermann Nitsch

HATJE CANTZ
Text by Heinz Cibulka, Wolfgang Denk, Wieland Schmied, Josef Winkler. Edited by Romana Schuler.

Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 264 pgs / 290 color / 65 bw. | 8/1/2007 | Not available
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Hermann Nitsch: 20th Painting ActionHermann Nitsch: 20th Painting Action

Vienna Secession

Published by Kerber.
Edited by Helmut Essl. Text by Dieter Buchhart, Hermann Nitsch, Otmar Rychlik.

This publication chronicles Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch’s (1938–2022) 20th Painting Action, a series of monumental white canvases that he splattered with large swaths of red paint during a public performance at the Vienna Secession in 1987.



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Catalog: FALL 2022 p. 173   

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Hermann Nitsch: The Theater of Orgies and MysteriesHermann Nitsch: The Theater of Orgies and Mysteries

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Michael Karrer. Foreword by Hermann Nitsch, Rudi Fuchs, Michael Karrer.

Legendary Viennese Actionist Hermann Nitsch (born 1938) is notorious for his large-scale “theaters” consisting of ecstatic performances, luminous, monochromatic paintings, music and sculpture. This volume documents his visionary efforts to reinvent religious communion for the secular present.

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Walther König, Köln

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 968 pgs / 1,500 color.

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Catalog: SPRING 2016 p. 189   

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Hermann Nitsch and the Theater: ExistenzFestHermann Nitsch and the Theater: ExistenzFest

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Edited by Hubert Klocker, Michael Buhrs. Text by Hubert Klocker, Thomas Trabitsch.

Hermann Nitsch (born 1938) has been working since 1957 on the realization of his key work: the Orgien Mysterien Theater. This publication provides detailed insight into one of the most challenging works of contemporary art and its relation to civic theater.

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Hatje Cantz

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Paperback, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 180 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2015 p. 169   

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Hermann NitschHermann Nitsch

Published by Hatje Cantz.
Text by Heinz Cibulka, Wolfgang Denk, Wieland Schmied, Josef Winkler. Edited by Romana Schuler.

The important Vienna Actionist Hermann Nitsch once said, ""Red is the color that people register the most because it is simultaneously the color of life and death."" Originally inspired by French Tachisme and American Abstract Expressionism, Nitsch began working with paint in the late 1950s and early 60s, putting on ""theatrical painting actions"" in order to produce large-scale spill paintings. Up until the very early 1960s, his canvases were often still stained with evocative rivers of red paint; over the ensuing years, he would gradually replace paint with blood and stretched canvases with unstretched bed sheets, bringing an assortment of new and highly charged ""materials"" into his practice, including internal organs, animal cadavers and human bodies. From the 1960s until the late 1990s, Nitsch staged nearly 100 ritualistic performance actions in his Theater of Orgies and Mysteries series. Through the complete set of these often incendiary actions, which included live slaughters, dance, music and other pagan gestures, Nitsch realized his concept for a total work of art that brings together painting, architecture and music with the catharsis of self-recognition.

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Hatje Cantz

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Hardcover, 9.5 x 11 in. / 264 pgs / 290 color / 65 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2007 p. 124   

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STATUS: Out of print | 12/1/2010

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