Valie Export: Ikone und Rebellin

Valie Export: Ikone und Rebellin

Synopsis

"The life and work of the Austrian artist Valie Export exemplify a development in art history in which women sought and found new ways and means of expression. Her work provides a feminist counterpart to the Viennese actionism of her time, which has influenced numerous artists of subsequent generations. The innovative diversity of her artistic approaches makes Valie Export an icon of 20th century art history. This film portrait by Claudia Müller makes the multifaceted work of the exceptional artist tangible. Speakers include Marina Abramovic, Carolee Schneemann and Kiki Smith as well as MoMA curator Stewart Comer, Karola Kraus, director of mumok Wien and Yilmaz Dziewior." – Ulf Kjell Gür

Technical Specs

Director: Claudia Müller
Year: 2015
Language: German with English subtitles
Duration: 46 min