Günter Brus, last representative of Viennese actionism, is dead

By Le Figaro with AFP Published 3 hours ago, Update 3 hours ago Born on September 27, 1938, Günter Brus was the only one of the four actionist performers still…

Ferdinand von Saar, the “Viennese Maupant”

“Le Lieutenant Burda” (Leutnant Burda), by Ferdinand von Saar, translated from German (Austria), edited and prefaced by Jacques Le Rider, Bartillat, 128 p., €16. The fate of Ferdinand von Saar…

Faced with war, the torments of a Viennese group of Russian folklore

Can we continue to surf on Soviet nostalgia since the Russian invasion of Ukraine and call ourselves Russkaja, wonders the popular group created in Vienna 17 years ago. Can we…

Hermann Nitsch, Viennese actionist, is dead

Austrian actionist artist Hermann Nitsch, on July 23, 2021, in Bayreuth (Germany). DANIEL KARMANN/AP Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch died on Monday April 18 in Mitelsbach (Austria) at the age of…

Death of Viennese artist Hermann Nitsch, sworn enemy of Brigitte Bardot

The Austrian, who died Monday at 83, was one of the founders of the actionist movement, noted for his performances combining naked bodies and animal blood. The actress called him…

Call for donations to confirm the authorship of a “Viennese Salvator Mundi” to Titian

Researchers at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna say one of the works in the museum, a depiction of Christ holding a globe from around 1520-30, is likely attributed to the…