Background: Siegfried Anzinger was born on February,25th 1953 in Weyer, Austria.
Education: Siegfried Anzinger studied from 1971 to 1977 at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna with Maximilian Melcher.
Achievements: The works of painter Siegfried Anzinger suggest an impression of speed and spontaneity. Their execution is dominated by a playful ease and immediacy, which refers to the “non-finito”, which is particularly important to the painter. The moment of the “Unfinished” is also in the technical execution of the work evident: Time and again his paintings to add new layers of color, so that an image carrier can have up to twenty layers of paint.
Anzingers early works were strongly gestural and expressive, he takes back in later works more. He deliberately works in series and parallel to paint three to four images. Anzingers preferred means is the distemper, a thin, transparent color. However, this, once applied, are no longer correctable. The composition must therefore succeed in a train. The special characteristics of this medium was suitable to the artist a great compositional security. If Anzinger yet again with a resulting work is not satisfied, he takes the distemper completely and start anew.
Since about 2000, dominated by four visual themes the artist’s work: animals, Madonna, creation stories and erotic representations. The latest studies show line remains or color stimuli, the artist molded into new shapes and configurations. Also a parodic train can be seen in Anzingers work, most notably in his painting “Creation of a Duck” (2001), in which the artist takes the creation myth targeted. Here he takes not only allusions to art history but builds into the picture his own signifiers, such as the bathtub, which the artist has the rank of a ritual object