Gunter Brus is active/lives in Austria. Gunter Brus is known for Abstract.
Biography Gunter Brus
Günter Brus went to Vienna in 1956, where he studied painting. In the 1960s, after a psychological crisis, his endeavor to break out of the medium 'image' became ever clearer. In 1964 Brus performed his first performance. In actions such as self-painting, self-mutilation, rigidity, torture, etc., he placed his own body in the center. All these actions are also seen as a development of informal painting. 1968 came to an ecstasy, which as a "university ferretlei" entered the art history. Brus was convicted and went into exile in Germany. Between 1972 and 1982 the artist attended each documenta in Kassel. He was already accompanying his actionist work with drawings. In connection with literature, works were created, which he called "picture-po
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