Herbert Pföstl is an Austrian painter of animals, plants and saints. For his bread and butter he has been curating the book selections at New York City's New Museum since 2001. Pföstl is the coauthor of To Die No More (Blind Pony Books) and recently published Light Issued Against Ruin (The Brother In Elysium) and Schrift-Landschaften (Epidote Press). He is currently engaged in translating, with Kristofor Minta, the selected writings of such singular and solitary German language authors as Adalbert Stifter, Novalis, and Hans Jürgen von der Wense. His translations will soon be available in various books and pamphlets, including A Shelter for Bells: From the Writings of Hans Jürgen von der Wense, out this fall from Epidote Press. His artworks are held in both public and private collections and can be viewed on his website.
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