Franz West
Austrian, 1947-2012
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Exhibitions
2018
Franz West: Sisyphos Sculptures,
Gagosian

Franz West's work is influenced by the action and performance art of the 1960s, including Vienna's Actionism movement, in which artists engaged in destructive, violent acts of public behavior. Rejecting the traditional passive way of viewing art, West creates pieces as social experiences, as in his …

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