VIENNA.- The exhibition deepens and sharpens the
definition of two central aspects present in the postwar
abstract painting: painting as a processual, self-reflecting
well as the expansion of painting into the domain where it
objects and space and which accompanied the dissolution of the
Almost two hundred works testify to painting in the throes of a
respect of traditional notions of the art form, the conception of
picture-making, and the attempt to overcome them. Starting out
positions that were already historical at the time, an arc is
the present and the impressive–in terms of both quantity and
quality–Austrian contribution to these developments is presented.
9 July through 3 October.