"Confronting the Intolerable", Brad Evans interviews Gottfried Helnwein for LA Book Review.
"Throughout the entire history, the only forces capable of resisting tyranny and suppression are artists, thinkers, and writers. These are the makers of what we call culture, which means the combination of aesthetics and spirituality. Dictators know that, they have a very good sense for the only... View details ⇨
Helnwein speaks tomorrow at Trinity College Dublin to the members of Dublin University Photography Association (DUPA) . If you would like to attend but aren't a DUPA mamber, you can sign up to become a member at the door for €3.
In a world fractured by the war machines of capitalism and exploitation, it is all-too-easy to feel distant from the stories of violence that pervade our media and political histories. However, as the renowned artist Gottfried Helnwein has shown in his courageous and provocative work, it is extremel...
#Repost from Sotheby's
The cover lot of our #Irish Art sale is a photo-realist work by Austrian-Irish artist @gottfriedhelnwein from his ‘The Disasters of War’ series. Painted in 2016, this powerful image will be exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy in #Dublin from 1 to 4 September, ahead of the auction in #London on 13 September. #royalhibernianacademy #helnwein #gottfriedhelnwein
Gottfried Helnwein, Interview Gottfried Helnwein was born in 1948 in Vienna. He is an artist well known by his critique of the political situation, the crimes perpetrated during the WWII, Nazism and Holocaust. The experience from the childhood spent in the post-Nazi Vienna, where nobody ever spoke a...
At Studio Helnwein we produce museum-quality limited edition art prints with archival inks and papers, which are signed and numbered by Gottfried personally. This 70cm wide print of the famous painting "Epiphany 1 (Adordation of the Magi)", is going out to a customer in Australia today.
Manfred Deix, der größte satirische Zeichner dieses Jahrhunderts ist nicht mehr. Wenn Michelangelo sagte, die größte Kunst sei 'nichts als ein Schatten der göttlichen Perfektion', dann hat Deix mit seiner Kunst den unerbittlichen Gegenbeweis angetreten: Er zeigte uns, dass das Werk des Schöpfers nur so strotzt von Fehlern, Peinlichkeiten und Schnitzern. Gott sei Dank, muss man sagen, denn bei... View details ⇨
Installation "48 PORTRAITS"
Gottfried Helnwein and Gerhard Richter at Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague (2011)
In 1971/72 Gerhard Richter created a series of 48 iconic portraits of men that influenced Modernity, in a photorealistic manner based on black and white photographs in encyclopedias. Exactly 20 years later, in 1991/92 Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein replied with a cycle of 48 portraits... View details ⇨