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Gunter Brus — Self-Painting, Self-Mutilation (1965)
“Self-painting is a further development of painting. The pictorial surface has lost its function as sole expressive support. It was led back to its origins, the wall, the object, the living being, the human body. By incorporating my body as expressive support, occurrences arise as a result, the course of which the camera records and the viewer can experience…” —Gunter Brus

Gunter Brus — Self-Painting, Self-Mutilation (1965)

“Self-painting is a further development of painting. The pictorial surface has lost its function as sole expressive support. It was led back to its origins, the wall, the object, the living being, the human body. By incorporating my body as expressive support, occurrences arise as a result, the course of which the camera records and the viewer can experience…”
Gunter Brus

Posted: Thursday March 15th with 131 notes
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