Maria Lassnig

"Dialogues: Retrospective of Drawings and Watercolors" at the Albertina

May 5 – August 27, 2017

Artistic realisation of the deeply felt is the central focus of Maria Lassnig’s oeuvre. Lassnig’s “body-awareness” works centre on rendering bodily sensations visible and retracing bodily perception. It was in a way that was at once humorous and serious, yearning and merciless that the artist put how she perceived and sensed her own self to paper. It was not what she saw with her eyes, but what she sensed via her body that she visualised.

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