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Period of activity
1939 - 2014
active c. 1939-2014
Education
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Wenen)
1941-1943; Master class under the direction of Wilhelm Dachauer, who, because of the production of 'Entartete Kunst' in the Master class, is being removed by Lassnig. Then recorded by the professors Ferdinand Andri and Herbert Boekl and the degree with a diploma. In 1954 return to the Akademie under Professor Albert Gütersloh.
School of Visual Arts (New York)
1970: New York: animation course
Active in
  • Klagenfurt 1925 - 1941
    relocation family; school education
  • Wenen 1941 - 1945
    study
  • Klagenfurt 1945 - 1951
    return to Klagenfurt, where her studio is a meeting point for painters and poets
  • Wenen 1951 - 1961
    move to Vienna; 1954: return to Akademie
  • Parijs 1951 - 1953
    stipend; two consecutive journeys to Paris; in contact with, among others, André Breton
  • Parijs 1961 - 1968
    moving to Paris, involves a studio here; after dead mother lapsed in Weltschmerz and depressions (1964)
  • Verenigde Staten van Amerika 1968 - 1980
    moving from Paris to the US, initially residing in Queens and New Jersey
  • New York City 1968 - 1980
    atelier in Manhattan; study at the Visual School of Arts; actually always spends the summers in Austria
  • Berlijn 1978
    DAAD-Stipendium; many conversations with Oswald Wiener
  • Wenen 1980
    from 1980; return and acceptance of the post of professor of painting at the 'Hochschule für angewandte Kunst'
Teacher at academy/university
Akademie der Bildenden Künste (Wenen)
1980-1997 (Peyton-Jones 2008)
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Subjects
This field specifies the various subject categories or genres that constitute the oeuvre of the artist in question. The contents of this field are generally based more on the documentation available at the RKD than on the literature.
animal painting (genre), figure, portrait, still life
Current
Here we mention the current to which an artist belonged. Many currents have not yet been entered, because the content of this field is still under development.
Surrealism
Entered on: 1990-04-20; Modification on: 2018-02-13

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