Skip to Content

A Monthly Culture Matrix For the Cosmopolitan Traveler

Steven Parrino: Nihilism is Love

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein / Vaduz / Art

Steven Parrino, the late multimedia artist (1958–2005), once said, “I came to painting at the time of its death, not [to] breathe its last breath, but to caress its lifelessness.” He set out to revamp the centuries-old practice and began, in the late 1980s, by painting monochrome colors on canvas, removing the frames, twisting the material, then remounting it as a new picture distorted into deeper dimensionality. For his first exhibition in the German-speaking world, a selection of his arresting themes are on display. —E.C.

Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Städtle 32, 9490 Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Get Directions »
Start a New Search
Subscribers Only

Start your free trial to access the full Arts Intel Report

Subscribe to Air Mail to access every article
and search our entire Arts Intel Report.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in here.