Thesis Series: Gottfried Helnwein

August 21, 2017

Born at the end of WWII, Helnwein explores themes of second generation guilt and hate-based violence. In the final installment of our thesis series, Nat analyzes his post-war related works and discusses their importance & contemporary relevance.


Helnwein, Gottfried. Gottfried Helnwein: paintings, drawings, photographs. San Francisco, CA: Modernism,1992.

Helnwein, Gottfried. Helnwein. St. Petersburg, Russia: State Russian Museum, 1997. 

Helnwein, Gottfried. The Last Child. Waterford, Ireland: Waterford Fringe Festival, 2008. 

Helnwein, Gottfried, and Peter Frank. I was a child. New York, NY: Friedman Benda, 2010.

Helnwein, and Robert Flynn Johnson. Helnwein: 12 May-15 June 2000. London: Robert             Sandelson Gallery, 2000.

Helnwein, Gottfried, and William S. Burroughs. Helnwein: Ninth November Night. Los Angeles:         Museum of Tolerance, 2003.