Maria Lassnig at the Hauser & Wirth London

The Self
Marisa Lassnig was a painter (1919 – 2014) an Austrian by birth she painted in a period when the act of painting was starting to be seen as dead from the 1950s onwards. She worked in both abstract form and figurative, experimenting developing an idea of something that she wished to know about “self”. She was exploring the idea of being aware of one self and physical sensation that one has through the body. read more