Markus Schinwald

Markus Schinwald (born in 1973) has been dividing his life between Vienna and Los Angeles. Between Freud and Lynch, Prater and Mulholland Drive, Biedermeier and the Black Sun. He moves from one world to the other the way people switch channels. In a trice. With the same fluidity, he tacks between performance, visual arts and films, without sticking to any particular medium. Schinwald came to art via fashion and theory, and displays a pronounced liking for detail and curiosity, a fascination which sets his œuvre—a highly charged aesthetic collection of curios in which the human being, transformed into marionette-like dolls by physical extensions, prostheses, and mechanical apparatuses, stands in the focal point of observation—in the depths of contemporary desire, alienation and fetishism.
Markus Schinwald -
bilingual edition (English / French) / texts in English and French
After he transformed the whole nave of the CAPC Museum into a mechanical theatre, Markus Schinwald conceives an elegant and sophisticated artist's book that reflects this physical and mental adventure through preparatory prints, film dialogues, and a series of stickers alternating exhibition views and reproduction of works.
Markus Schinwald -
bilingual edition (English / German)
JRP|Editions - Monographs
sold out
Schinwald's encyclopedia.
Markus Schinwald -
bilingual edition (English / German)
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
The films, photos, installations, and graphic artworks of Austrian artist Markus Schinwald create a highly charged aesthetic collection of curios in which the human being stands in the focal point of observation.

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