Austrian Prints after 1945
Exhibition from 14.01.2023 — 01.03.2022
Printmaking techniques have been cultivated in Austria since the beginning of the 20th century. Many well-known Austrian artists were intensively engaged in printmaking. Around 1950 there is an explosion of avant-garde art. The current exhibition features prints by Gunter Damisch, Adolf Frohner, Rudolf Hradil, Alfred Hrdlicka, Wolfgang Hollegha, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Alfred Klinkan, Oskar Kokoschka, Kurt Moldovan, Peter Pongratz, Gottfried Salzmann, Roman Scheidl, Max Weiler, Josef Mikl, Arnulf Rainer, Wolfgang Richter and Othmar Zechyr, among others.
The artist, born in Bangkok in 1952, has been working continuously on work blocks in small format for years. On the one hand, he composes colored surfaces with pigments on the paper primed with beeswax. The second group of works comprises reduced black and white picture compositions.
Suvat graduated from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna. Since 1983 the artist has participated in numerous exhibitions and exhibition participations in Austria, Germany and Italy. Suvat lives and works in Vienna.