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NITSCH, Hermann (<i>born</i> 1938), Painter, collage artist, draughtsman, mixed media

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NITSCH, Hermann (born 1938), Painter, collage artist, draughtsman, mixed media

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Austrian, 20th century, male.

Born 1938, in Vienna.

Painter, collage artist, draughtsman, mixed media. Multimedia.

Fluxus, Body Art.

Wiener Aktionismus (Viennese Actionists).

Hermann Nitsch was a pupil of the Graphische Lehr und Versuchanstalt (the school of applied arts) in Vienna from 1953 until 1958. With Gunther Brus, Otto Muehl and Rudolf Schwarrtzogler, he belonged to the Wiener Aktionismus (Vienna Actionists) which sprung up

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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