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Troublemakers: Enfants Terribles of the Avant-Gard

Troublemakers: Enfants Terribles of the Avant-Garde from Makart to Nitsch

Inforamtion sheet for the press conference, 30  January 2008, 10 am

With the exhibition Troublemakers - The Enfants Terribles of the Avant-Garde from Makart to Nitsch the Lentos Art Museum presents a museum show of exemplary infamous troublemakers of Austrian art history from the fin de siècle to Actionism.

 What was "offensive" about the new directions in style - represented by Makart, Romako, Klimt, Schiele, Kokoschka, Funke, Taussig, Kolig, Hausner, Lassnig, Rainer, Nitsch, Brus and many others - is illustrated with contemporary reactions and examples of established art.