Günter Brus



About Günter Brus

NameGünter Brus (Gunter Brus, Günther Brus, Guenter Brus, Günter Brüs)
Birth LocationArdning, Steiermark (AT)
MovementInformel, Viennese Actionism, NO!art
MediaPainting, Performance/Happening

Günter Brus's Biography

Günter Brus (born September 27, 1938) is an Austrian painter and performance artist who was a member of the Viennese Actionist movement. He is best known for his large-scale, grotesque paintings and performances, which often challenged the conventions of modern art. Brus studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and his work has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. He is considered to be one of the most influential Austrian artists of the 20th century.
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