Exhibition from 13.10.2021 — 20.11.2021
Karl Mostböck, born in Grein (Upper Austria) in 1921, was an autodidact from 1946 onwards and continuously occupied himself with European art history. Landscapes, nudes and still lifes are the themes of his early paintings. From 1964 onwards, the influence of Zen Buddhism asserted itself in his work. From 1985 onwards, informal elements increasingly flowed into his work. The detachment from the representational enabled the artist to intertwine Zen painting with the informal.
Karl Mostböck is considered an Austrian representative of informal and scriptural painting. On the occasion of his 100th birthday On the occasion of the artist’s 100th birthday, works on paper from his oeuvre will be shown in the exhibition.
KARL MOSTBÖCK|1921 — 2021 |On the 100th anniversary of his death. Birthday
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.