Relikt. 1999. Mixed media. Blood on canvas, mounted on canvas. Signed and illegibly dated on the reverse. 150 x 150 cm (59 x 59 in). [EH].
• In his art actions Hermann Nitsch shows the contradictions inherent in humans. • Participation in documenta 5 and 7 in Kassel in 1972 and 1982. • Nitsch is one of the most important representatives of Viennese Actionism.
PROVENANCE: Private collection UK.
LITERATURE: Von Morenberg Casa d'Aste, Trento, auction on May 7, 2008, lot 216, p. 86.