Maria Lassnig : the future Is invented with fragments from the past / a proposal by Hans Ulrich Obrist ; edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Peter Pakesch and Denys Zacharopoulos ; authors, Daniela Hammer-Tugendhat [and 6 others] ; translators, Camilla Nielsen [and 2 others].
- Standardized Title:
- Maria Lassnig (Pinakothēkē Dēmou Athēnaiōn)
- Other Title:
- Future is invented with fragments from the past
- Köln : Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Konig, 
131 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
- Lassnig, Maria -- Exhibitions.
Mythology, Greek, in art -- Exhibitions.
- Exhibition catalogs.
- In English; text by the artist also in German.
- The show is the last exhibition project that Maria Lassnig was able to plan personally with the curator Hans Ulrich Obrist. Around fifty works are on show, paintings and works on paper, especially watercolours. which seize upon motifs from Greek mythology and their expansive and permanent exchange with all Mediterranean civilisations. Although these works by Maria Lassnig are not so well known, they manifest characteristics typical of her work: the awareness of the body, the painterly rendering of the inner and outer world, as well as animal portrayals and landscapes. In an unusual selection from Maria Lassnig's oeuvre the exhibition and the accompanying catalogue with contributions from leading scholars and artists spotlight her unique visual idiom, in which she combines science with a subjective emotional life, and Mediterranean landscapes with figures from ancient mythology. Exhibition: Municipal Gallery of Athens, Greece (07.04.-16.07.2017).
- Published on the occasion of an exhibition held at the Municipal Gallery of Athens, Athens, Greece, April 7-July 16, 2017.
Includes bibliographical references.
- Obrist, Hans Ulrich, author, organizer, editor.
Hammer-Tugendhat, Daniela, author.
Pakesch, Peter, writer of foreword, editor.
Zacharopoulos, Denys, 1952- author, editor.
Lassnig, Maria, author.
Nielsen, Camilla, translator.
Pinakothēkē Dēmou Athēnaiōn, host institution.
Maria Lassnig Stiftung, sponsoring body.
- Lassnig, Maria. Works. Selections
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