Museo Nitsch

Museo Nitsch information

Location
Naples , Italy
Address
Vico Lungo Pontecorvo 29d
Telephone
+390 81 564 16 55
Getting there
Metro: Dante
More information
www.museonitsch.org
Prices
adult/reduced €10/5
Opening hours
10am-7pm Mon-Fri, 10am-2pm Sat
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In 1974, experimental Austrian artist Hermann Nitsch was invited to perform one of his 'actions' (a bloody, ritualistic art performance) in Naples, leading to his immediate arrest and deportation from Italy. Not one for the squeamish or easily offended, this savvy museum and cultural centre documents the now revered artist's intriguing, symbolic, confronting works through photographs, video, painting and props.

Set in a converted power station with superb views from its rooftop, the centre also hosts regular cultural events, such as avant-garde film screenings.