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.