1. "The Disasters of War 24" 2007
    195 cm x 242 cm
    mixed media (oil and acrylic on canvas)

    New article in Forbes Magazine:

    “THE TRUE IMPACT OF VIOLENCE ON CHILDHOOD? WHY EVERY AMERICAN OUGHT TO SEE THE PAINTINGS OF GOTTFRIED HELNWEIN.
    Two days after the Sandy Hook school massacre, a survival gear company called Black Dragon Tactical composed a new slogan to promote sales of armored backpack inserts. “Arm the teachers,” the company declared on Facebook. “In the meantime, bulletproof the kids…
    “The question may be political, but the keenest response is to be found in a museum in Mexico City, the Museo Nacional de San Carlos, at a retrospective of paintings and photographs by the Austrian-American artist Gottfried Helnwein. Helnwein’s extraordinary work depicts the fragile innocence of children. Devoid of grown-up sentimentalism, his images can be overwhelming, especially those that show how that innocence falters in an adult world.”

    FULL ARTICLE by Jonathon Keats: http://www.helnwein.com/news/
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  2. "Santos Inocentes" art installation at Monumento a la Revolución in Mexico City, October 2012

     
     
  3. Gottfried Helnwein “Rheingold”, 2006
    photograph

    (Source: helnwein.com)

     
  4. Gottfried Helnwein, “Kiss of Judas” 1985 (detail)
    India-Ink on paper

     
  5. "A Tear on a Journey”, 1987
    photograph
    From the series “Der Untermensch” by Gottfried Helnwein

    (Source: helnwein.com)

     
  6. exhibition-ism:

    The haunting adolescent portraiture from the very talented Gottfried Helnwein 

    (via exhibition-ism)

     
  7. Gottfried Helnwein, “Epiphany III (Presentation at the Temple)” 1998
    210 cm x 310 cm
    mixed media (oil and acrylic on canvas)
    Barry Friedman, New York

    (Source: helnwein.com)

     
  8. "Epiphany I (Adoration of the Magi)" 1996

    Gottfried Helnwein
    210 cm x 333 cm
    mixed media (oil and acrylic on canvas)
    Denver Art Museum
    Kent Logan Collection

     

    (Source: helnwein.com)

     
  9. "Lucky Devil" ("Glückspilz"), Gottfried Helnwein, photograph, 1987.

    (Source: helnwein.com)