format: 21 x 28 cm
type: art catalogue
texts by: Hermann Nitsch, Giuseppe Morra and Michel Blancsubé
language: Italian, English
pictures: color photographs by Alessandro Di Giugno
published by: Glifo Edizioni
Hermann Nitsch a Palermo. Das Orgien Mysterien Theater collects a selections of artworks (paintings, relics, graphic works, photographs, films) which are essential to understand Hermann Nitsch's artistic research: born in Vienna in 1938, he was the founder of the Viennese Actionism and theorizer of the Theatre of Orgies and Mysteries).
The volume,published during one of his exhibitions in Palermo (ZAC, July 10th - September 20th 2015), provides a rich collection of photographs that traces the steps of one of the most important artists of the second post-war period in the Sicilian capital. Three monographic museums are dedicated to Hermann Nitsch: in Mistelbach (Austria), in Naples (Italy) e a Çanakkale (Turkey).
On Glifo Publishing. The word "glifo" comes from Greek and it was used to indicate any kind of sign that was made on a surface. The name is a symbol of the mission of the publishing house, which wants to unite the past and the present of the publishing industry and carry them into the future.