Maria Lassnig, ‘Korkenziehermann (Tod)’, 1986/1987, Painting, Oil on canvas, Galerie Kovacek & Zetter
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Maria Lassnig

Korkenziehermann (Tod), 1986/1987

Oil on canvas
80 7/10 × 53 in
205 × 134.5 cm
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Sticker label, verso titled and dated on adhesive label: Korkenziehermann 1986
Maria Lassnig
Austrian, 1919–2014
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Maria Lassnig is known for her psychologically charged figurative paintings and works on paper, often semi-abstract, fleshy nudes and energetic, contorted self-portraits employing sparsely painted fields and extreme exploration of the body. Absorbing elements of automatism inspired by her studies with French writer, poet, and founder of Surrealism André Breton, Lassnig dubs her technique "body awareness" (representing the body as it is internally experienced rather than externally perceived). Her work also shows the influence of Surrealism, Expressionism, Viennese Actionism, and feminism.

Maria Lassnig, ‘Korkenziehermann (Tod)’, 1986/1987, Painting, Oil on canvas, Galerie Kovacek & Zetter
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Sticker label, verso titled and dated on adhesive label: Korkenziehermann 1986
Maria Lassnig
Austrian, 1919–2014
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Maria Lassnig is known for her psychologically charged figurative paintings and works on paper, often semi-abstract, fleshy nudes and energetic, contorted self-portraits employing sparsely painted fields and extreme exploration of the body. Absorbing elements of automatism inspired by her studies with French writer, poet, and founder of Surrealism André Breton, Lassnig dubs her technique "body awareness" (representing the body as it is internally experienced rather than externally perceived). Her work also shows the influence of Surrealism, Expressionism, Viennese Actionism, and feminism.

Maria Lassnig

Korkenziehermann (Tod), 1986/1987

Oil on canvas
80 7/10 × 53 in
205 × 134.5 cm
.
Sold
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