• No bull: in defence of artistic freedom

    5 monthes ago - By Topix

    This one concerns Hermann Nitsch - a white-haired, 78-year-old Austrian who looks more like a retired theology lecturer than most people's image of an enfant terrible , but who has been shocking crowds since the early 1960s. His habit of incorporating slaughtered animals and nudity into performance art that mimics religious rituals has over the years earned him three criminal convictions.
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