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July 26, 2015 Back To News

An Interview With Legendary Actionist Hermann Nitsch


“Art is celebration of being. Art is a special kind of life. What kind of life is making lukewarm art? I will not make lukewarm art. I want to make anything art. I want to make art, which is so important—like the stars, the sun systems. I want to make art, which is so important, like being.” Autre Magazine talks to Hermann Nitsch, the last of the great Actionists.

Read the full interview over at Autre Magazine.

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