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  • Martin Disler

    Galerie Vera Munro

    Martin Disler is a rarity among German-speaking artists of the postwar generation in that he managed to survive the rapid rise and fall of wilde Malerei (wild painting), even though his name was linked to that movement for a while. He continues to produce work and to show in international galleries and museums. During the ’70s and early ’80s he filled spaces with trails of paint, in works with titles such as Öffnung eines Massengrabs (Opening of a mass grave, 1982), Die Umgebung der Liebe (The environment of love, 1981), and Streams of Eros, 1985. In a kind of dance ritual, Disler raged across

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