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  • Siegfried Anzinger

    Galerie Naechst St. Stephen

    In the carousel of new art focused on painting, Austrian work has not weighed as heavily as that of the Italians, the Germans, and the Swiss. But one Austrian artist, Siegfried Anzinger, is striking. Anzinger, at age 30 a representative of the younger generation in art, is not one of the driving forces of the new scene; he is, perhaps, less an innovator than a developer of ideas. As such, though, his intensity is such that he is surely among the more remarkable of the new European painters.

    Moving between anarchy and poetry in terms of content and form, Anzinger’s vigorous painting displays the

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