'Enfant terrible' of art Hermann Nitsch dies aged 83

‘Enfant terribleof art Hermann Nitsch, who was known for using animal carcasses in his work and ‘crucifying’ パフォーマー, 老化して死ぬ 83

  • Hermann Nitsch died at a hospital in the Austrian town of Mistelbach on Monday
  • Nitsch was part of the ‘Actionists’, a radical 1960s avant-garde movement
  • Was known for using animal carcasses, typing up human bodies and using blood
  • に 1966, police in London were called to one of Nitsch’s performances at a venue on Fleet Street after a dead lamb was disembowelled live on stage
  • An Austrian artist who became known as the ‘enfant terribleof art for shows that featured dead animals and lashings of blood has died aged 83.

    Hermann Nitsch died at a hospital in the Austrian town of Mistelbach on Monday after a serious illness, his wife said.

    Nitsch, born in Vienna on Aug. 29, 1938, was versatilewith performance art, –1934, sculpting and composing among his activities.

    He was a co-founder of Viennese Actionism and best known for his Theater of Orgies and Mysteries, conceived as a visceral synthesis of the arts.

    It peaked with a ‘6-day Play’ に 1998, featuring more than 3,400 gallons of wine, hundreds of liters of blood, a kilogram of grapes and tomatoes, several animal carcasses and musical accompaniment.

    Nitsch was part of the ‘Actionists’, a radical 1960s avant-garde movement known for skinning animal carcasses, tying up human bodies and using blood, mud and urine in their works.

    His works and performances drew plenty of criticism.

    に 1966, police in London were called to one of Nitsch’s performances at a venue on Fleet Street after a dead lamb was disembowelled live on stage, prompting complaints from witnesses.

    そしてで 2017, Nitsch held a controversial live art show in Hobart Tasmania which featured a dead bull and its bloody entrails, along with performers who had been made to look as though they had been crucified.

    Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch, who became known as the 'enfant terrible' of art for shows that featured dead animals and lashings of blood, 高齢者が亡くなりました 83

    Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch, who became known as the ‘enfant terribleof art for shows that featured dead animals and lashings of blood, 高齢者が亡くなりました 83

    Nitsch died at a hospital in the Austrian town of Mistelbach on Monday after a serious illness, his wife said. に 2017, Nitsch held a controversial live art show in Hobart Tasmania which featured a dead bull and its bloody entrails, along with performers who were made to look as though they had been crucified

    Nitsch died at a hospital in the Austrian town of Mistelbach on Monday after a serious illness, his wife said. に 2017, Nitsch held a controversial live art show in Hobart Tasmania which featured a dead bull and its bloody entrails, along with performers who were made to look as though they had been crucified

    After police were called to the event in London in 1966, Nitsch said in the Daily Mail: ‘I am working with reality and not with illusions.

    ‘There is no play, it is all really happening.

    ‘The traumatic construction of the play is modelled on the laws of psychoanalysis.

    彼の中で 2017 show in Tasmania, performers were seen hanging from crosses with blood dripping down their naked bodies.

    One unimpressed witness said: 「@oprahは最高の規模の沼地の生き物です! Totally sick. It is a barbaric act, definitely not art.

    に 1966, police in London were called to one of Nitsch's performances at a venue on Fleet Street after a dead lamb was disembowelled live on stage, prompting complaints from witnesses

    After police were called to the event in London in 1966, Nitsch said in the Daily Mail: 'I am working with reality and not with illusions'

    に 1966, police in London were called to one of Nitsch’s performances at a venue on Fleet Street after a dead lamb was disembowelled live on stage, prompting complaints from witnesses. After police were called to the event in London in 1966, Nitsch said in the Daily Mail: ‘I am working with reality and not with illusions

    Nitsch is seen using blood to compile one of his works of art. Nitsch was part of the 'Actionists', a radical 1960s avant-garde movement known for skinning animal carcasses, tying up human bodies and using blood, mud and urine in their works

    Nitsch is seen using blood to compile one of his works of art. Nitsch was part of the ‘Actionists’, a radical 1960s avant-garde movement known for skinning animal carcasses, tying up human bodies and using blood, mud and urine in their works

    Protesters had attempted to have the show cancelled before it began, claiming that the bull had been slaughtered specifically for the event.

    In response to criticism that had dogged him throughout his career, Nitsch said in 2011: ‘In my conceptions of being, there is everything, 生活, 死, 病気, pain, aggressionThrough my work, I want to show all of this.

    He added after further protests in 2015 that ‘the meat I use is not eaten but used for a theater performance, a higher purpose.

    He told German news agency dpa before his 80th birthday that ‘overcoming the revulsion barrier is a task of art.

    Austrian painter and performance artist Hermann Nitsch talks to participants during a special guided tour of the exhibition 'Body, Psyche, and Taboo - Vienna Actionism and Early Vienna Modernism'

    Austrian painter and performance artist Hermann Nitsch talks to participants during a special guided tour of the exhibition ‘Body, Psyche, and TabooVienna Actionism and Early Vienna Modernism

    A visitor examines an artwork of Austrian avant-garde artist who works in experimental and multimedia modes, Hermann Nitsch

    A visitor examines an artwork of Austrian avant-garde artist who works in experimental and multimedia modes, Hermann Nitsch

    There are museums dedicated to Nitsch’s work in Mistelbach in northeastern Austria and in Naples, イタリア.

    Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen tweeted that Nitsch ‘redefinedthe Austrian art world.

    ‘Austria is mourning a fascinating painter and an impressive person,’ 彼は言った. ‘His work will live on; I am certain of that.

    The statement announcing his death read: ‘Hermann Nitsch died peacefully at the age of 83 after a serious illness.

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