Click to enlarge. Women touch a creation by Austrian artist Franz West at the "Franz West: Where is my Eight?" exhibition held at the MUMOK in Vienna. West, who died in 2012, ranks among Austria's most important contributors to contemporary art. Photo by Alexander Klein/ AFP /Getty Images.
Franz West was one of the most important Austrians in the international art world. The artist, who died in July 2012, achieved worldwide fame with his ?Passstücke? [adaptives], his furniture and his sculptures for interior and exterior spaces. Show More Summary
The former West Germany international believes that the 41-year-old can form a good alliance with Matthias Sammer, and wishes that current boss can end his career on a brilliant note Former Bayern Munich legend Franz Beckenbauer feels...Show More Summary
The former West Germany international feels that the Borussia Dortmund duo is the world’s best after seeing them in action against Ajax in the UEFA Champions League Former Bayern Munich, New York Cosmos and Hamburger SV player FranzShow More Summary
The former West Germany international is confident about the Bavarian giants’ chances of qualifying for the knockout stages in Europe, and is happy with his side’s win over Hamburg SV Former Germany sweeper Franz Beckenbauer has expressed that Bayern Munich have a good chance of progression in the UEFA Champions League. Show More Summary
By Jhoni Jackson Atlanta’s Carnivores have been keeping busy all summer, wrapping up their third LP, Second Impulse, as well as snagging some coveted slots on the West Coast opening for Franz Ferdinand. The forthcoming LP promises to be their best, most mature and cohesive bout yet. But being the hardworking group they’ve proved themselves [...]
PHILADELPHIA, PA.- On display in the Museum?s Anne d?Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden is a newly installed large-scale sculpture conceived in three parts by acclaimed Austrian artist Franz West (Austrian, 1947-2012). Created specifically...Show More Summary
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This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast remembers Austrian artist Franz West, who died two weeks ago at age 65. West was one of European art’s most Puckish innovators. His art was playful and sly — he often encouraged viewers to pick up and play with or to sit down on his work — but it [...]
Usain Bolt celebrates winning the men’s 100m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Franz West, Selbiges (The Thing Itself), 1987. From Darsie Alexander’s 2008 catalogue “Franz West: To Build a House You Start with the Roof”: “A philosophical title, the invented German word Selbiges exercises a form of positivist logic by focusing on the object before [...]
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VIENNA.- It is with tremendous sadness that the Franz West Foundation, Gagosian Gallery, Galerie Meyer Kainer and Galerie Eva Presenhuber announce the death of Franz West, which occurred last night. He died peacefully in Vienna, Austria after a long illness. Show More Summary
Franz West, the Austrian artist known for his innovative sculptures and installations, has died at 65. West died in Vienna on Wednesday following a long illness, according to reports.
Franz West, the hard-living Austrian maestro-Mephistopheles of organic sculptures that veer between excremental visions, demonic beanstalks, sex toys for creatures from other dimensions — a great anti-formalist and colorist in his own right — died yesterday at 65. I met him once, in the early nineties, and he was so ... More »
This line says it best: "Austrian artist Franz West, who died yesterday, was a sculptural jester, a provocateur, a maker of benign and threatening objects."
Franz West, an influential Austrian sculptor who pushed his objects toward design and abstract painting while maintaining a subversive attitude that undermined the notion of the artwork as an autonomous object, died Wednesday in Vienna following a long illness.
The highly-influential Viennese artist has died at the age of 65.
According to numerous European press reports, Franz West has died. He was 65. West died in at the Vienna General Hospital, which is sort of fitting because no contemporary art is as closely identified with the intellectual history of his city as is West. For decades, Vienna and its artists, designers and thinkers were his great [...]
New York-based architecture studio Incorporated… designed an elegantly modern loft named the Warren Apartment. The complexity of all design elements come alive under the studio’s attentive supervision – a stunning Franz West dining table...Show More Summary
NEW YORK, NY.- Gagosian Gallery will present a single sculpture by Franz West. West began his career in mid-1960s Vienna when a local movement called Actionism was in full swing. His earliest works were a reaction to this movement in...Show More Summary