The renowned Austrian artist Martha Jungwirth garners some late fame.
Pointedly setting spots of paint, blurred surfaces and strong colors, Austrian painter Martha Jungwirth is known for using certain objects as inspiration and transforming them into motifs that leave the initial item no longer apparent.
Bordering abstract and figurative painting, her very expressive strokes are almost like footprints, evidence of her physical involvement. Born in 1940, Jungwirth is currently enjoying some overdue accolades, receiving the prestigious Oskar Kokoschka prize this year as well her first solo exhibition at the Albertina, showing a wide range of key works from throughout her career.
Mar 2 – June 3, Albertina. 1., Albertinaplatz 1, albertina.at