(1919 - 2014)
Maria Lassnig was active/lived in New York / Austria. Maria Lassnig is known for abstract self portriature, figurative art.
Biography Maria Lassnig
Following is The New York Times obituary of the artist.
Maria Lassnig, Painter of Self From the Inside Out, Dies at 94
By RANDY KENNEDY
MAY 9, 2014
Maria Lassnig, an Austrian painter whose fierce devotion to self-portraiture — in lacerating, darkly funny, often grotesque ways — led her through decades of obscurity to a celebrated late-flowering career, died on Tuesday in Vienna. She was 94.
Her death was announced by Hauser & Wirth, the gallery that represented her for many years along with the Friedrich Petzel Gallery. She is the subject of a survey, through May 25, at MoMA PS1 in Queens, spanning more than 50 years of her painting.
Ms. Lassnig was unusual among late-20th centur
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