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  • proper noun Viennese Actionism, a school of art which started in Vienna, Austria
  • proper noun a term used by Theodor W. Adorno to refer to 1960s Radicals

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Examples

  • Mr. Wurm, known for an absurdist conceptual approach inherently at odds with the Klimt legacy, nonetheless places the artist at the very center of Austria's artistic tradition, viewing Klimt's "theatricality" as both a successor to the Austrian Baroque and a precursor of Viennese Actionism, an influential avant-garde movement in the visual and performing arts that flourished in the 1960s.

    A Golden Kiss for Klimt

  • "Viennese Actionism" explores the art and artists behind "Viennese Actionism," part of a series of avant garde movements after the end of the World War II.

    Time Off

  • Molded from plastic, body lotion, cotton, plaster, paint, eggs and Vaseline, they bring to mind a range of references -- from psychoanalysis to feminism, Abstract Expressionism to Viennese Actionism.

    artforum.com

  • Viennese Actionism has had an enduring shelf life for Austrian art ever since its heady days in the 1960s.

    Canadian Art - Online

  • Viennese Actionism has had an enduring shelf life for Austrian art ever since its heady days in the 1960s.

    Canadian Art - Online

  • Art and Revolution, which tries to make a bridge between historic revolutionary processes such as the Paris Commune and the October Revolution with the radical interventionism of groups such as the Situationist International, Viennese Actionism, and the PublixTheatreCaravane.

    Mute magazine - Culture and politics after the net - CULTURE AND POLITICS AFTER THE NET

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