William Kentridge is highly regarded internationally for his works, which he realizes with masterly ease. They combine the humoresque with the incidental and are always characterized by an engaged, critical stance.

Florentina Pakosta

Florentina Pakosta (*1933) is one of the most important representatives of art dedicated to feminism in Austria. She is among the women artists who devoted themselves to art against all resistance from the outside. Her work has been politically and socially engaged from the very beginning. She began with studies of milieus in Vienna and later dedicated herself to human physiognomy and body language. In a surrealistic manner, she combined physiognomies with bench vices, saws, or toilet seats. Since the 1990s, she has been working on abstract composition, which are generally reduced to three colors, whose combinations frequently approach the threshold of pain. The Albertina in Vienna and the Sprengel Museum in Hannover have dedicated an extensive retrospective to this special artist on the occasion of her 85th birthday.

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"Florentina Pakosta"

June 2018

ISBN 978-3-7356-0460-6

24,50 x 28,50 cm

216 Pages

192 colored and 7 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound

Languages: German

Klaus Albrecht Schröder, Reinhard Spieler, Elsy Lahner
Text by
Elsy Lahner, Klaus Albrecht Schröder, Reinhard Spieler, Susanne Winder
Design by
Klaus E. Göltz, Halle a. d. Saale

Exhibition, Albertina, Vienna, 30.5.– 26.8.2018; Sprengel Museum, Hannover, 22.9.2018-13.1.2019