Janaina Tschäpe

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Landscape of Change: Janaina Tschäpe’s “100 Little Deaths”

Posted: October 15, 2019
Category: Janaina Tschäpe
Janaina Tschäpe began her "100 Little Deaths" series in 1996 as an exploration of landscape, transmutation, and death. Each self-portrait depicts the artist sprawled face down in different environments around...
Three artists credit groundbreaking 17th-century artist and scientist Maria Sibylla Merian, whose work is also on view in Super Natural, as a major influence on their performances, photography, videos, and...
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Women with Wanderlust

Posted: June 10, 2015
Category: Janaina Tschäpe
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Uncommon Ground: Summer Exhibitions at NMWA

Posted: May 15, 2015
Category: Janaina Tschäpe
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Artist Spotlight: Janaina Tschäpe, Goddess of Water and Melancholy

Posted: July 28, 2014
Category: Janaina Tschäpe
Learn more about artist Janaina Tschäpe, who is known for Lacrimacorpus (Zeitschneide) and whose work is featured in the NMWA collection.
An adult woman seen from behind standing before two open glass doors leading out to a balcony overlooking greenery. She is dressed in a long, tan, period gown and her hair is tied up. Around her shoulders are several clear bubbles, resembling a scarf made of bubbles.