NITSCH HERMANN
1938 Hermann Nitsch born in Vienna
1957 develops the idea of the orgien mysterien theatre, a six days long festival whose conception is based on the main artist philosophy and that has been developing till today. the o.m.-theater is a new form of a total work of art where reality is staged. all five senses of the participants are claimed.
1960 aktionen (action performances) and exhibitions take place in Vienna, which result in several court trials and three prison terms. therefore he leaves Austria and moves to Germany where he lives till 1978.
1962 1th "aktion" in Vienna
1966 the destruction in art symposium (dias), London, 20th action, Vienna
1968 cinématheque, New York, performance of the 25th and 26th action; university of Cincinnati, 28th action, moves to bayern, Germany, marriage in Munich with beate könig
1970 other "aktionen" in new york, munich and cologne
1971 acquisition of Prinzendorf castle (stage of the 6 day play)
1972 participates at the Documenta 5, Kassel curated by harald szeemann; first 12-hour-action (40th action) at the mercer art center in New York
1973 found of the "association for the promotion of the om theatre"
1974 the 24-hour 50th action is performed in Prinzendorf
1977 beate nitsch dies in a car accident
1982 participates at the Documenta 7, Kassel
1983 exhibition: stedelijk van-abbe museum, Eindhoven
1984 80th action: three days play, Prinzendorf
1987 20th painting performance at the wiener secession, Vienna
1988 marriage with rita leitenbor; exhibition: städtische galerie im lehmbachhaus, Munich
1989 Hermann Nitsch teaches a class of interdisciplinary art at the frankfurt academy of fine arts (städel-schule)
1990 first representation, 8. symphony, museum für angewandte kunst, Vienna
1991 exhibition: calleria civica di arte contemporanea, trieste
1992 exhibition: pabellòn de las artes, Sevilla
1993 exhibition: national gallery, Prague
1994 exhibition: kunsthalle Krems
1995 décor and attendance of the stage direction for the opera "hériodade" by jules massenet at the opera house, Vienna
1996 performance of the 96th action, san martino, Naples; 38th painting performance, schömerhaus, klosterneuburg exhibitions: museum moderner kunst stiftung wörlen, passau; palazzo delle esposizioni, rom and centre d´exposicions i documentació de l´art contemporani, Palma de Mallorca
1997 40th painting performance, museum of the 20th century, wien exhibition, kunsthallen göteborg
1998 „6-day-play“ from the 3rd to 9th of august in prinzendorf
1999 exhibition of relicts, relict installations and video documentation of the „100th action – 6-day-play“ at the museum moderner kunst, stiftung ludwig, palais liechtenstein, vienna and at the kiscelli museum, Budapest
2000 video presentation of the extended version in several venues „6-day-play“ including Los Angeles, portikus, frankfurt and mönchengladbach and development of his concept of theatre and painting
2001 set- and costume-design for the opera „satyagraha“ by philip glass at the festspielhaus st. pölten; performance of the 107th action in prinzendorf
2002 performance of the 110th lehraktion (teaching action) whitechapel art gallery, london
2003 big retrospective at the essl museum, klosterneuburg performance of the 115th action essl museum, klosterneuburg
2004 performance of the 120th action: 2-day-play, prinzendorf;
2005 performance of the 122th action burgtheater, vienna; exhibitions: „the triumph of painting“, saatchi & saatchi, london; station museum of contemporary art, houston; award of the „grossen österreichischen staatspreis“
2006 exhibitions: white space gallery, bejing and at mike weiss gallery, nyc, big retrospective at martin-gropius bau, Berlin;
2007 opening of the hermann nitsch museum in mistelbach, set- and costume-design for „szenen aus goethes faust“ by robert schumann at the opera house zurich
2008 opening of the museo archivio laboratorio per le arti contemporee hermann nitsch napoli by fondazione morra with an o. m. theater exhibition; exhibitions: 20th painting action in museum hermann nitsch mistelbach; consigment of the title of dr. h. c. from the university cluj, Romania
2009 56. painting performance in Hermann Nitsch museum, mistelbach, künstlerhaus, wien, first representation ägyptischen symphony, hermann nitsch museum mistelbach, publication of the book "das sein", opening of the nitsch foundation, exhibitions: künstlerhaus, wien; kavernen, salzburg; de pont museum tilburg, holland, incubate festival in tilburg, holland, exhibition gam turin, exhibition dirimart Istanbul
2010 "personal structures. time-space-existence", künstlerhaus bregenz masterpieces from the deuerkheim collection, Hermann Nitsch museum, mistelbach; pentecost celebration: 130. aktion, museum nitsch neaples; drawings exhibition at the cabinet des dessins, musée d'art moderne, st. etienne; new museum installation, museum nitsch, neaples; solo show, stella art foundation, moscow; conference, brixner symposium, brixen; smelling, nitsch foundation vienna; concert, nitsch quintett, musée d`art moderne, st. etienne 2010 masterpieces from the deuerkheim collection, Hermann Nitsch museum, mistelbach; pentecost feast: 130. aktion, museum nitsch neaples; drawings exhibition at the cabinet des dessins, musée d'art moderne, st. etienne; new museum installation, museum nitsch, neaples; solo show, stella art foundation, moscow; conference, brixner symposium, brixen; smelling, nitsch foundation vienna; concert, nitsch quintett, musée d`art moderne, st. etienne;
2011 group show, blood lines, mca denver; 60. painting action, mike weiss gallery, new york; obsession and intimacy: the body in contemporary austrian drawings - from alfred kubin to birgit jürgenssen, b& m theocharakis foundation for the fine arts and music, athens; 131. theacing action, leo könig inc., new york; group show, eroi, gam, turin; solo show, frühere werke aus der duerckheim collection, mzm, mistelbach; group show, personal structures, palazzo Bembo, Venice; costumes and settings by hermann nitsch for saint francois d`assise by olivier messiaen, bayerische staatsoper münchen; solo show, hermann nitsch, leopold museum, vienna; organ concert, mozarteum, Salzburg;
2012 Aktion 135 at 11. Biennale de L’Avana Cuba; 64. Malaktion at Rovereto Mart.
2013 To mark the occasion of Hermann Nitsch’s 75th birthday, the nitsch museum in Mistelbach / Lower Austria will pay tribute to the artist’s lifework by staging a comprehensive retrospective which shall span all levels of his oeuvre.
2013 Hermann Nitsch accepted the invitation to exhibit at two locations at the 55th Biennale of Venice. His work will be presented at the exhibition "Personal Structures" in Palazzo Bembo at Canal Grande and it will be part of this years' group show of the Republic of Cuba, which will be located in the Museo Archeologico close to Piazza San Marco.
A highlight of the year will take place in June when the Orgies Mysteries Theater will be staged in Centraltheater in Leipzig from June 21st to 23rd. The performance will start with a symphonic overture on the evening of June 21st. On June 22nd the performance will be held in Centraltheater and, finally, on Sunday 23rd we will celebrate a dionysian feast in front of the theater in Leipzig (as a replacement to the annual feast of Pentecost in Prinzendorf).
On 2015 in Sicily, Palermo, ZAC, "Hermann Nitsch. Das Orgien Mysterien Theater": paintings from the 40th (Vienna, 1997), wrecks, graphic works, films and a pharmacy of abstraction. From July 10 to 20 September.
On 2018, the exhibition "Nitsch Leben und Werk" from 20/5 to 5/5/2019 at Nitsch Museum in Mistelbach to celebrate the 80th birthday.



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Hermann Nitsch L'Avana Cuba 14-05-2012 by Javier Galeano

Hermann Nitsch Gesù contro l'Universo 14-05-2012 Studenti dell'Istituto Superior de Arte di Cuba by Javier Galeano

Hermann Nitsch Gesù contro l'Universo 14-05-2012 Studenti dell'Istituto Superior de Arte di Cuba by Javier Galeano

Hermann Nitsch Gesù contro l'Universo 14-05-2012 Studenti dell'Istituto Superior de Arte di Cuba by Javier Galeano

Hermann Nitsch Gesù contro l'Universo 14-05-2012 Studenti dell'Istituto Superior de Arte di Cuba by Javier Galeano

Hermann Nitsch Gesù contro l'Universo 14-05-2012 Studenti dell'Istituto Superior de Arte di Cuba by Javier Galeano

Hermann Nitsch 64. Malaktion Mart Rovereto 02-06/10/2012

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Hermann Nitsch 64. Malaktion by Stefano Moscardini

Hermann Nitsch 64. Malaktion by Stefano Moscardini

Hermann Nitsch 64. Malaktion by Stefano Moscardini

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