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Andreas Urteil

Time and Form

06 November 2013 to 04 May 2014
Belvedere 21Belvedere
Andreas Urteil (1933-1963) is considered one of the most prominent sculptors of the 1950s and 1960s. The 21er Haus exhibition marks the first time in 25 years that a Viennese museum puts a spotlight on the artist’s work, who was both a student of and assistant to Fritz Wotruba. The show includes more than 30 sculptures and drawings.
Finding a new way to transport dynamics and motion in space is central to Urteil’s work. In his search he draws on the formal achievements of early avant-garde movements such as Italian Futurism. The artist’s early work is surprisingly mature especially considering the fact that it stopped due to his untimely death.