Tag: Baroque Statues

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BAROQUE STATUES

The short film Baroque Statues proves to be a decisive forerunner of the turn that would take painter Maria Lassnig’s poetics in the years to come. Perfectly faithful to what the artist had already realised in painting, the central figure is precisely the human body, always seen as a prison, whose forms take on ever less defined characteristics, aiming for an ideal final liberation.