10–11
2018
 
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06.10.–25.11.2018

Ashley Hans Scheirl

Opening: Fri, 5 October 2018, 8 pm

Originally born in Salzburg (1956), Ashley Hans Scheirl is a transgender artist and filmmaker now living in Vienna. Also previously known as Hans Scheirl and Angela Hans Scheirl in earlier works, Scheirl first began his / her gender transition at the age of forty. Scheirl once described himself / herself as “boy, drag-king, transvestite, transgender ... [and] insect.” Producing a body of work that includes painting, performance and film, Scheirl has also performed in experimental groups, including the music group “8 oder 9” in Vienna in 1978. Since 1995, Scheirl has produced painting, and since 2006, Scheirl is Professor for “Contextual Painting” at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna.

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Ashley Hans Scheirl, Libidinal Detachment, 2016, acrylic and oil on canvas, 175 x 125 cm

Ashley Hans Scheirl, Libidinal Detachment, 2016, acrylic and oil on canvas, 175 x 125 cm
Photo: Curtesy of Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris