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Austrian painting, 1945-1995 : the Essl collection

Author: Wieland Schmied; Künstlerhaus Wien.
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Painting which has emerged from Austria over the past fifty years is now an integral part of the international art world and has made an important contribution to artistic developments since the end of World War II. The earlier years are represented by such significant artists as Arnulf Rainer, Maria Lassnig, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, and Joseph Mikl. The next generation includes Hermann Nitsch, Gunter Brus,
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
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Austrian painting, 1945-1995.
Munich ; New York : Prestel, ©1996
(OCoLC)604958515
Named Person: Agnes Essl; Karlheinz Essl, Kommerzialrat; Karlheinz Essl; Agnes Essl; Karlheinz Essl
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wieland Schmied; Künstlerhaus Wien.
ISBN: 3791316672 9783791316673
OCLC Number: 35195671
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition held at the Ku̇nstlerhaus, Vienna from March 1 to July 7, 1996 curated by Wieland Schmied.
Description: 296 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Collecting in depth : the collectors Karlheinz and Agnes Essl in conversation with Wolfgang Kos --
Observations on painting in Austria 1945-1995 : a country with qualities / Wieland Schmied --
Biographies --
Chronology of the Essl Collection.
Responsibility: edited by Wieland Schmied.

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This publication accompanies a museum exhibition of the Essl Collection of Austrian painting, containing 250 works by 41 artists. The artists, listed chronologically, are represented by between four  Read more...

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