Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco - Legion of Honor
'Internationally known Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein will have his first one-man museum exhibition in the United States.....The Child: Works by Gottfried Helnwein features a major theme that has appeared in his work over the last 35 years'...(link)
Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Gottfried Helwein on Wikipedia...short bio, chronology, quotes, selected images...(link)
'Helnwein locates the latent menace in night visitors...The vaguely erotic menace of the rabbit figure flares in another untitled picture in which a sort of Mad Hatter figure, all in yellow and masked, leans in to touch a sleeping girl with a gloved hand...(link)'
'Dark and detached, the art of Gottfried Helnwein demands a response. He now accepts that viewers may deface his works. ' (link)
'The subject matter of Helnwein's art concerning the child ranges from subtle inscrutability to stark brutality. Despite the technical beauty of Helnwein's art, it is, instead, its ability to make us emotionally and intellectually reflect...' (link)
'THESE ARE THE IMAGES OF A MAN CONSUMED BY FREE WILL. A MAN WITH A GIFT AND A CRAFT AND A PASSION TO CHALLENGE THE MEDIOCRITY OF WHAT HAS ALREADY BEEN ESTABLISHED. A MAN WHOSE OPINIONS...' (link)
'A dispute over the meaning of one of Helwein's paintings. He used a photograph of Hitler being fawned over by his Nazi officers, and substituted the Virgin...(link)'
'Cristin Leach, in a lengthy article (Gottfried Helnwein - a long way to Tipperary ... The sun is never physically present in Gottfried Helnwein's landscapes...(link)