Category Archives: Visual Art

Examples of the use of the Stag in visual art from cave painting to the present.

Neue Slowenische Kunst: Krst pod Triglavom, 1986

The large, mobile stags that played a prominent part in the scenography of Krst pod Triglavom (Baptism under Triglav). This was the largest-ever Slovene theatrical spectacle and used avant-garde art to explore Slovene identity. The stag is a key NSK signifier.

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Photo by Jože Suhadolnik. See more of his Suhadolnik’s classic NSK photos here.

The stags are also clearly visible in the 1987 video for Laibach’s Geburt einer Nation

 

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Filed under Folk Culture, Laibach, Paganism, Scenography, Slovene Art

Mario Merz – Untitled (Double Igloo of Porto) at Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, Milan

Until 24th February you have the chance to witness this remarkable work in the cavernous ex-industrial space of the Pirelli Hangar. Originally installed outdoors at Oporto, in its new temporary home it assumes new resonances, with the remarkable industrial structure lending it a newly heroic aspect. All photos by Alexei Monroe.

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Filed under Architecture, Contemporary Art, Installations, Italian Art, Sculpture/carvings, Uncategorized

Works by Fiona Cawley

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Fiona Cawley is an Irish artist based in Co. Galway, you can discover more about her work on her website.

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Filed under Contemporary Art, Irish Art, landscape, Nature, Uncategorized

Peter Howson, Stag, 1986

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October 29, 2018 · 11:41 pm

Johann Elias Ridinger, Radierung 1736

Hirschjagd Färte Landschaft Jagd Tiere Johann Elias Ridinger Radierung 1745

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October 1, 2018 · 12:30 pm

A Stag by Rosa Bonheur (1893)

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National Gallery of Ireland.

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Filed under French Art, landscape, Uncategorized

Laibach Neu Konservatiw Picture Disc

Laibach Neu Konservatiw picture disc

Edition of 1000 copies, available now on Cold Spring.

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Filed under Album sleeves, Hunting/gamekeeping, Laibach, Laibach Kunst