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Exhibition Detail
Retrospective
Albertinaplatz 1
1010 Vienna
Austria


May 25th, 2013 - October 13th, 2013
 
 Peinlich (Embarrassing), Gottfried HelnweinGottfried Helnwein, Peinlich (Embarrassing),
1971 , Water colour, pencil crayon, pencil and India ink on cardboard
© Courtesy of the artist & Albertina
The Disasters of War 3 , Gottfried HelnweinGottfried Helnwein, The Disasters of War 3 ,
2007
© Courtesy of the artist & Albertina
BEAUTIFUL VICTIM 1 , Gottfried HelnweinGottfried Helnwein, BEAUTIFUL VICTIM 1 ,
1974
© Courtesy of the artist & Albertina
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Gottfried Helnwein is one of the most important internationally known Austrian artists. On the occasion of his 65th birthday, the Albertina is dedicating the first retrospective of his works in Europe to him.
 
More than 150 works from all phases of his career provide insight into Helnwein's creative work, which is characterised by a pointed dialogue with society, its bete noires and taboo subjects. He primarily became known for his hyperrealistic paintings of wounded and bandaged children. Even Disney figures take on a menacing aspect in Helnwein's works. Pain, injury and violence are recurring motifs in his unsettling and disturbing works.
 


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