Hermann Nitsch (b. 1938)
Untitled (Malaktion)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Hermann Nitsch Malaktion Prinzendorf 1980' (lower right)
oil and blood on canvas
48 x 25cm.
Executed in 1980.
Galerie und Edition Hundertmark, Cologne.
Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich.
Galerie Franke, Stuttgart.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Stuttgart, Galerie Franke, Hermann Nitsch. Ein Querschnitt zum 70, 2008.
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‘Even though my works are overloaded with symbols, they actually have nothing to do with symbols. Even blood is what it is: it is blood and not a symbol at all, and in its reality it is almost above the symbol’ – Hermann Nitsch

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