Maria Lassnig and Arnulf Rainer are among Austria’s most successful
artists. Lassnig would turn 100 this year, Rainer celebrates his 90th
birthday. The exhibition at the LENTOS puts artistic approaches centre
stage as well as individual forms of expression. The two first met in
Klagenfurt in 1948. The years they spent together were to leave a lasting
imprint on both their artistic oeuvres.
Comprised of 120 works of art, the exhibition is supported by a great
number of museums, galleries and private lenders as well as the Maria
Lassnig Foundation. Many of Maria Lassnig’s works are exhibited here for the
first time in over fifty years. In the summer of 2019, the exhibition will be
shown in a modified form in Carinthia’s Museum Moderner Kunst.