October 31, 2010

gottfried helnwein: disasters of war



in memory of francisco de goya:


disasters of war 24 2007






annunciation (mouse 12) 2010






the murmur of the innocents 7 2009






the disasters of war 7 2007






the murmur of the innocents 5 2009






the murmur of the innocents 4 2009






the disasters of war 19 2007






the disasters of war 2 2007






the murmur of the innocents 9 2009






the disasters of war 6 2007








it is the function of the artist to evoke the experience of surprised recognition: to show the viewer what he knows but does not know that he knows. helnwein is a master of surprised recognition.
william s. burroughs


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2 comments:

Chapa said...

Disquieting work!

Susanne said...

These pictures leave no one indifferent, I think.