Birgit Jürgenssen

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Birgit Jürgenssen

Ed. Gabriele Schor, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, text(s) by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Gabriele Schor, Elisabeth Bronfen, Birgit Jürgenssen, Geraldine Spiekermann, Sigrid Schade

German

2009. 296 pp., 350 ills.

hardcover

23.60 x 29.60 cm

ISBN 978-3-7757-2460-9

The Austrian Birgit Jürgenssen (1949–2003) was one of the most outstanding feminist avant-garde artists in the world. Starting from the liberating potential of Surrealism and in a dialogue with her generation’s discourse on social critique, beginning in the late sixties she developed a multilayered, stylistically multifaceted kind of art. The female body and its metamorphoses were the focus of her work, which predominately comprised drawing, painting, and photography. The Sammlung Verbund has made possible the first monograph on her work. This richly illustrated volume includes previously unknown pieces from the artist’s estate, provides an analysis of Jürgenssen’s autonomous stance in art history, and examines her relationship to literature, psychoanalysis, and Structuralism. (English edition ISBN 978-3-7757-2461-6)

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