Gelatin's legendary first big show in a museum - "Chinese Synthese Leberkäse" in the Kunsthaus Bregenz. Ground floor: Amidst poems put together with photographs of letters made of human shit - the kakabet stands a public toilet that offers new and surprising sights. First floor: huge paintings of the serie "Guernica" made of plastilin and in honor of Picassos famous work. Second floor: Here Gelatin has build a whole cinema. In the movie "How do I Survive the Afternoon" totally innocent but full of curiosity they explore functions of the human body. Third floor: Sadly the mudpuddle on the top föoor was closed due to technical problems.
April 13 - May 28, 2008
Die erste große Schau Museumsschau von Gelatine "Chinese Synthese Leberkäse" im Bregenzer Kunsthaus beginnt im Erdgeschoß mit dem "Kakabet". Gedichte, zusammen gesetzt aus Fotos von zu Buchstaben geformtem menschlichen Kot. Im Mittelpunkt eine verspiegelte Toilette in Form eines Hochstandes mit ungewohntem Einblick. Im ersten Stock sind großformatige Plastilinbilder aus der Serie "Guernica" in Anlehnung an das berühmte Gemälde von Picasso gehängt und im zweiten Stock haben Gelatine ein ganzes Kino mit mehreren Sälen errichtet. In dem Film "How do I Survive the Afternoon" untersucht das Künstlerkollektiv unschuldig neugierig Körperfunktionen. Der im obersten Stock angelegte Schlammsaal musste aus technischen Gründen leider schon bald nach der Eröffnung geschlossen werden.
13. April - 28. May, 2008
all artworks © by gelatin and kunsthaus bregenz
April 13, 2008
LISL PONGER and IBON ARANBERRI at the SECESSION
February 25, 2014
In the SECESSION's main hall, LISL PONGER has realized a project she has wanted to do for a long time: the Museum für fremde und vertraute Kulturen [Museum for Foreign and Familiar Cultures], in short MuKul. February 13 – March 30, 2014.
Sarah Lucas, Tobias Pils and Guido van der Werve at SECESSION
November 21, 2013
At the main hall the SECESSION shows NOB, an installation by Sarah Lucas with oversized phallic objects. With SECESSION Downstairs in the gallery Tobias Pils presents large-format, abstract paintings taking up historical references relating to the Secession and the zeitgeist in Vienna at the start of the 20th century.„at war with oneself“: Guido van der Werve shows a 56-minute film Nummer veertien, home in which his theme is sport alongside classical music.
ULLA VON BRANDENBURG, SUSI JIRKUFF & HANNES BÖCK at SECESSION
September 24, 2013
At the SECESSION German artist ULLA VON BRANDENBURG shows her new film Die Straße [The Street] as part of an installation Innen ist nicht Außen [Inside Is Not Outside] which she created specially for Secession's main gallery. Susi Jirkuff's installation Wild Wood comprises the three-part video animation Boyz in the Wood (2013), wall drawings, wallpaper, abstracted sculptural elements, and soundscapes. It forms a sort of life-size, walk-through film s
THREE VOLUMES at SECESSION: ROBERT IRWIN, THOMAS LOCHER, ROSSELLA BISCOTTI
July 05, 2013
In the SECESSION’s main gallery US artist ROBERT IRWIN presents his “site-conditioned” installation Double Blind, with the themes of perception and experience, with light, aesthetics, and questions of reality and illusion.
December 07, 2012
In her installation "Wenn Ihr wollt, ist es kein Traum" in the main room of the SECESSION YAEL BARTANA addresses the spirits of two pioneers, Sigmund Freud and Theodor Herzl who, in different approaches sought to bring redemption to the individual and to the collective.
Kerry James Marshall, Anne Hardy at SECESSION
September 19, 2012
At the main hall of the SECESSION US born Kerry James Marshall presents paintings under the title Who's Afraid of Red, Black and Green. UK born Anne Hardy's large format photographies show artificial sets and rooms... Until Nov 25, 2012.
Mutatis Mutandis group show at secession
July 02, 2012
Cathrine David curated this group show for secession. June 29 – September 2, 2012
David Claerbout/Slavs and Tatars/Stephan Dillemuth at SECESSION
May 08, 2012
DAVID CLAERBOUT "Diese Sonne strahlt immer", SLAVS AND TATARS "Not Moscow Not Mecca", STEPHAN DILLEMUTH "Öffentliche Verkehrsmittel" at the SECESSION from May 3 – June 17, 2012.
Close-up – GUSTAV KLIMT ~ GERWALD ROCKENSCHAUB – Plattform at SECESSION
March 23, 2012
Gerwald Rockenshaub sculptural intervention in the SECESSION allows visitors to view Klimt's Beethoven Frieze from unusual perspectives and viewpoints - at eye level. Until Nov 4, 2012
Rudolf Stingel & Michael Snow at SECESSION
February 24, 2012
With three works that form kind of a spacial tryptychon Rudolf Stingel gives the main room of the Secession a melancholy and sacral aura. Downstairs canadian painter, sculptor, musician, photographer and filmaker Michael Snow installed recent works. Until Apr 15, 2012
David Maljković, Attila Csörgő, Lecia Dole-Recio at SECESSION
December 02, 2011
The Secession presents David Maljković (HR),
Attila Csörgő (H) and Lecia Dole-Recio (USA).
"The Fifth Column" at Secession >>
September 08, 2011
Moritz Küng curates this groupshow in the Secession with artists of three generations. The title alludes to the four central columns of the main hall designed by architect Adolf Krischanitz for the renovation in 1986.
Stephen Prina "As He Remembered It" at Secession >>
Aug 10, 2011
the artVIEw wanders around in Stephen Prina's site specific installation "As He Remembered It" at the Secession Vienna.
Inés Lombardi, Christoph Meier, Alfons Egger at Secession >>
Feb 25, 2011
Inés Lombardi, Christoph Meier, Alfons Egger at Secession. The Secession shows Inés Lombardi "Past Present – Close and Distant", Christoph Meier and Alfons Egger. Until May 15, 2011.
Lara Almarcegui at the Secession >>
Sep 10, 2010
theartVIEw feels like a dwarf in this gigantic Zen rock garden gone wild by Lara Almarcegui at the Secession. All the different materials the Secession is made of are represented by a landscape of hills in the main hall.
Secession "Where do we go from here?" >>
Jul 07, 2010
A young generation of (round about 30, mostly female) artists present their positions about social, political and economical changes currently happening in central Europe at the Secession. ...
Three artists at the Secession and summer kick off ... >>
Apr 30, 2010
The Secession opening night with three interesting shows by very different artists: Jiří Kovanda (CZ) "White Blanket" turns the Secession into a maze like invironment, where the visitor dwarfs and the architecture of the ...
Vast emptiness and plushy tristess at the Secession >>
Feb 19, 2010
”Atlas" - only two exhibits by Nicole Six and Paul Petritsch turn the main hall of the Secession into a space of sculptural quality of it's own. Downstairs Christoph Buechel installed a 1:1 working model of a swinger club.
BLK River Groupshow 2011 >>
September 21, 2011
This year BLK River celebrates it's Streetart Festival with a groupshow in the center of town. Seven storeys, 40 rooms... Only until Sep. 27, 2011
Graffiti Jam 2011 >>
September 12, 2011
Under Vienna's Northbridge local and international street artists showed their skills to a large crowd of lookers on in memory of Levin Statzer. Among this years guest writers were Cat 22, Dizer, Mason, Quik and Rocky.
Street art tour with Clemens Wolf, Vienna Art Week >>
November 24, 2010
theartVIEw joins Clemens Wolf (former street) artist, who shows us around the 7th district of Vienna.
GAZEBO's Opening Brunch >>
October 04, 2010
Lorenz Seidler aka eSeL opens his new project GAZEBO with a bruch at werkzeugH. GAZEBO wants to promote activities in public spaces.
Escape the Golden Cage 2010 - Urban Art Exhibition >>
October 02, 2010
theartVIEw at the preopening of the Urban Art exhibition "Escape the Golden Cage 2010" at the Vordere Zollamtsstrasse 3.
theartVIEw – Know Hope working at the Donaucanal >>
September 21, 2010
theartVIEw meets street artist (♥) Know Hope (ISR) at the Donaucanal, where he is working on a new piece during the blk river festival.
SAM3 & Bastardilla at Vorgartenmarkt >>
September 16, 2010
theartVIEw walks around at Vorgartenmarkt to have a look at new pieces by SAM3 and Bastardilla and drops in at Blk River Pop Up Gallery.
Blk River festival 2010 kicks off with BLU and Bastardilla >>
September 10, 2010
theartVIEw detects two brand new amazing pieces by Bastardilla (at the Donaucanal) and BLU (in the Alberner Hafen) just right for the opening of Blk River Festival Sep. 10th 2010.
The L... Jam 2010 - Streetart in Memory of LS >>
August 30, 2010
theartVIEw watching international and local writers doing their things at The L Jam 2010 - the yearly Urban Art event in memory of L S (1925-2005).
Streetart in Vienna - Part II: Pieces and Characters >>
August 16, 2010
theartVIEw enjoys the colourful bigger pieces and characters of streetart found mostly on a sunny summer day along the shores of the Donaukanal...
Streetart in Vienna - Part I: Small Things >>
August 09, 2010
While most galleries and off spaces take a break in August theartVIEw walks the streets having an eye on urban art in Vienna.
Brad Downey at STREET ART PASSAGE VIENNA >>
June 25, 2010
Brad Downey gives a brand new summer look to the STREET ART PASSAGE VIENNA (MQ areal).
STREET AND STUDIO at Kunsthalle Wien >>
June 25, 2010
Opening Night of "STREET AND STUDIO from Basquiat to Séripop" at the Kunsthalle Wien. Until Oct. 10. 2010
Alberto Giacometti at LEOPOLD MUSEUM
October 17, 2014
With the exhibition »Alberto Giacometti. Modernist Pioneer« the LEOPOLD MUSEUM shows the work of one of the most important sculptor of the 20th century.
And yet there was art! at LEOPOLD MUSEUM
October 17, 2014
The exhibition „And yet there was art!“ at LEOPOLD MUSEUM shows how deeply artistic life in Austria was affected by WWI. The war experiences of Egon Schiele, Albin Egger-Lienz and Anton Kolig provide the main focus.
Kokoschka The Self in Focus at LEOPOLD MUSEUM
October 04, 2013
The exhibition at the LEOPOLD MUSEUM in cooperation with the Oskar Kokoschka-Zentrum of the University of Applied Arts Vienna shows photographs from one of the most significant 20th-century Austrian artists Oskar Kokoschka together with selected portraits, landscapes and his so called city portraits.
Clouds.Fleeting Worlds at LEOPOLD Museum
March 22, 2013
From 1800 artists paid increasing attention to the motif of clouds. The presentation at LEOPOLD MUSEUM curated by Tobias G. Natter and Franz Smola features works by Caspar David Friedrich, William Turner, Claude Monet, Paul Cézanne, Vincent van Gogh, JGustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, Edvard Munch, Emil Nolde, René Magritte, Ansel Adams, Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Steichen, Gerhard Richter, Anselm Kiefer, Andy Warhol and Bruce Conner, just to name a few. 22 March 2013 - 01 July 2013.
nude men at LEOPOLD Museum
October 23, 2012
nude man from 1800 to the present day are on show at the LEOPOLD museum - the diverse and changing depictions of naked men from 1800 to the present. Oct 19, 2012 – Jan 28, 2013.
Japan - "Fragilität des Daseins" im LEOPOLD MUSEUM
October 05, 2012
"Fragility of Existence" at Leopold Museum shows masterpieces from the Genzō Hattori Collection and the Leopold Collection II. 28.09.2012 – 04.02.2013
ART AUSTRIA art fair at LEOPOLD MUSEUM
May 09, 2012
ART AUSTRIA 2012 the art fair focused on austrian art. 48 exhibitors show works from the 19th century to the present day: paintings, photographies, sculptures and design. Prachensky, Mühl and Nitsch are frequently shown ...
Klimt: Up Cose and Personal at Leopold Museum
Feb 25, 2012
Celebrating Gustav Klimt's 150th birthday the exhibition focuses on chief works from the Leopold Museum's own collection, accompanied by early works and singular loans (mostly his famous landscapes) from important ...
Hermann Nitsch's STUCTURES at Leopold Museum
November 05, 2011
The Leopold Museum shows architectural drawings by Hermann Nitsch together with some of his large scale paintings and videos.
The Excitement Continues im Leopold Museum
October 14, 2011
As part of the ten-year anniversary of the Leopold Museum’s opening the exhibition "The Excitement Continues" presents for the first time in a museum works from the Leopold II Collection.
Lepold Museum celebrates 10 years with Egon Schiele Project
September 23, 2011
To celebrate its 10th anniversary in six rooms contemporary artists are entering in a dialogue with the work and personality of Egon Schiele.
"Magic of the Object - Three Centuries of Photography" at Leopold Museum
June 10, 2011
theartVIEw at the opening at "Magic of the Object - Three Centuries of Photography" at Leopold Museum.
Visiting "Wally" at the Leopold Museum
August 26, 2010
theartVIEw visits "Wally" by Egon Schiele at the Leopold Museum two days after her return from NYC.
Die Andere Sicht - the other view at ESSL MUSEUM
September 27, 2013
In the exhibition „die andere sicht - the other view“ at ESSL MUSEUM Agnes Essl presents works by 27 Austrian artists, putting the focus on the relationship between the woman as a collector and the female artist. March 19th to Sep 21st, 2014.
Made in Austria at ESSL MUSEUM
September 16, 2013
Celebrating the15th anniversary of the ESSL MUSEUM Karlheinz Essl, who is curating the exhibition >made in austria – statement by karlheinz essl < himself, is putting his personal heavyweights of recent Austrian art history in relation to one another. Thu, 27.02.2014 - Sun, 24.08.2014.
Deborah Sengl at ESSL MUSEUM
April 17, 2013
For her first museum presentation at the ESSL MUSEUM austrian artist Deborah Sengl has created an installation that combines history, literature and contemporary art in an extraordinary way. With some 200 stuffed white rats, she is staging The Last Days of Mankind after Karl Kraus in 44 individual scenes. 31.01.–25.05.2014.
„TRANSCENDING CULTURES“ ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2013 at ESSL MUSEUM
December 09, 2013
„TRANSCENDING CULTURES“ at the ESSL MUSEUM presents a current insight into the young art scene of central and southeast Europe. On show are works by twenty artists from Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slowakia, Slowenia und der Turkey.
"LIKE IT!" at ESSL MUSEUM
October 24, 2013
With "LIKE IT" the ESSL MUSEUM is presenting the first exhibition created and curated by members of a social network...
"Sehnsucht ich" (Longing for myself) at ESSL MUSEUM
September 27, 2013
The exhibition >Sehnsucht Ich< (Longing for Myself) at ESSL MUSEUM deals with the diverse artistic strategies of grasping or calling into question human existence and the self. Paintings by Austrians and international artists from the ESSL COLLECTION are complemented by selected sculptural works. Curator: Günther Oberhollenzer. Sep 27, 2013 - Jan 12, 2014.
KURT KOCHERSCHEIDT at ESSL MUSEUM
September 16, 2013
The KURT KOCHERSCHEIDT solo exhibition at ESSL MUSEUM is showing representative works from all his important groups of work. Curator: Veit Loers. Sep 4th - Nov 11th, 2013.
HEAVEN IN THE GARDEN, Essl Collection at the SCHÖMER-HAUS
April 17, 2013
The exhibition in the ESSL Schömer-Haus "HEAVEN IN THE GARDEN. Nature – Landscapes" with current painting from the Essl Collection focuses on the different approaches of artist to depict the natural world. April 17, 2013 – Spring 2014.
A LITTLE MIGHT MUSIC – REPORT FROM THE DEPOT at ESSL MUSEUM
May 08, 2013
The German curator, museum director, collector and gallerist René Block curated the exhibition at ESSL MUSEUM "A LITTLE MIGHT MUSIC – REPORT FROM THE DEPOT" with works from the Essl Collection and focussing on artistic trends of 1960s Austria. 08 May – 18 Aug. 2013
Georg Baselitz at ESSL MUSEUM
January 21, 2013
At the occasion of Georg Baselitz' 75th birthday Karlheinz Essl has curated a show of 44 works from the artist owned by the ESSL COLLECTION.18.01.2013 – 20.05.2013.
Xenia Hauser at ESSL Museum
October 24, 2012
The XENIA HAUSNER “Surviving” exhibition at the Essl Museum shows recent large-format figurative paintings and new works that have been specifically produced for the exhibition. Curator: Günther Oberhollenzer. Oct 24, 2012 – Jan 20, 2013.
theartVIEw - PAINTED SPACE at ESSL
October 03, 2012
The exhibition “Der Gemalte Raum” [Painted Space] in the ESSL Schömer House connects works from the Essl Collection with very different artistic positions of the last 40 years that share a concern with spatial structures and architecture. Günther Förg, Esther Stocker or Markus Prachensky. Curators: Prof. Agnes Essl, Andreas Hoffer, Günther Oberhollenzer, Sep 28, 2012 – Summer 2013.
theartVIEw - Alex Katz at ESSL Museum
September 21, 2012
On the occasion of Alex Katz' 85th birthday the ESSL Museum shows his paintings owned by the Essl Collection: More than 30 paintings, draft drawings, preparatory oil sketches and “cartoons” with all of the artist’s major themes – society, friends and family, landscape covering a period of some 35 years. 15 September, 2012 – 06 January, 2013.
ESSL MUSEUM shows paintings from the collection
August 07, 2012
The Essl Museum shows works from the own collection, this time with emphasis on painting. Each of the artists in the exhibition has a room dedicated to her/his: Sarah Morris, Josef Mikl, Jonathan Meese, Maria Lassnig, Hermann Nitsch, Sam Francis, Arnulf Rainer and Herbert Brandl. Jun 20 – Sep 2, 2012.
theartVIEw - FRANZ ZADRAZIL at Essl Museum
July 23, 2012
The Essl Museum shows more than 60 works and additional BW photographies in the big "Franz Zadrazil - Vienna Paris New York" retrospective. May 30th - Oct 28th, 2012.
Cecily Brown at Essl Museum
June 20, 2012
In the main hall of the Essl museum Cecily Brown shows her paintings. At the press conference she talked about her work. June 20 – Oct. 07, 2012.
Anselm Kiefer at Essl Museum >>
February 03, 2012
The Essl Museum shows all 15 works by Anselm Kiefer owned by the Essl Collection, among them four new main works from the artist’s latest creative period.
ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2011 at Essl Museum >>
December 07, 2011
The Essl Museum shows the winners of the Essl Art Awards CEE 2011. 18 young artists from Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia. Till Feb 12, 20112.
Rosa Loy & Neo Rauch at Essl Museum >>
September 02, 2011
Rosa Loy and Neo Rauch are having their first big show together in a museum titled "Behind the Gardens" at Essl Museum in Klosterneuburg. Until Nov 16,2011
Tobias Rehberger at Essl Museum >>
July 14, 2011
Tobias Rehberger presents his show "Young mothers and other delicate questions" at Essl Museum: Several completely new pieces from the series "Handycapped Sculptures" and five new pieces for the "Mütter" series, two site-specific pieces and more. Until Sep 25, 2011
"Focus: Abstraction", "Heimo Zobernig" & "Wolfgang Herzig" at Essl Museum >>
June 09, 2011
theartVIEw in the midst of a heavy thunderstorm at Essl Museum - Focus: Abstraction shows works from the collection by Hans Bischoffshausen, Gunter Damisch, Hartwig Ebersbach, Bernard Frize, Roland Göschl, Franz Grabmayr, Peter Krawagna, Tobias Lehner, Josef Mikl, Hannes Mlenek, Sarah Morris, Florentina Pakosta, Hubert Scheibl, Frank Stella. Heimo Zobernig reflects about displaying art in a museum and the Essl collection honors Wolfgang Herzig with a big show to his 70th birthday.
"Festival Of Animals" at Essl Museum >>
March 06, 2011
"Festival of animals" is a show for children of all ages at Essl Museum, where 'animals in art' is the theme and Paul McCarthy's sleeping pig the star. Great fun! Till Aug. 21, 2011.
INDIA AWAKENS Under the Banyan Tree at Essl Museum >>
November 25, 2010
The exhibition INDIA AWAKENS Under the Banyan Tree at Essl Museum curated by Alka Pande presents current positions by 34 young and emerging indian artists:
PRIVATE WURM at Essl Museum >>
October 19, 2010
theartVIEw previewing "PRIVATE WURM" at the Essl Museum in Klosterneuburg. Centrepiece of this show by Erwin Wurm is "The Narrow House" - a detailed replica of the house where Wurm grew up in but shrinked to only one seventh of it's original width.
Essl Museum - Albert Oehlen hängt "Schönes Klosterneuburg" >>
September 10, 2010
theartVIEw has a look, what Albert Oehlen choose from the Essl Collection to hang on the walls of the museum: Otto Zitko, Christian Ludwig Attersee, Franz Ringel, Markus Lüpertz, Arnulf Rainer, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Baselitz, Martha Jungwirth, Julian Schnabel, Sigmar Polke, Hans Hollega, Anish Kapoor and more...
Niki de Saint Phalle's "Garden of Phantasy" & Sigmar Polke at Essl Museum >>
July 19, 2010
Niki de Saint Phalle invites into her "Garden of Phantasy" and the Essl Collection shows it's Sigmar Polke paintings. Till Sept. 26, 2010
Travelling companions - the Beginning of the Essl Collection >>
April 22, 2010
The show at the Schoemerhaus gives a good insight in what kind of art attracted Agnes and Karl Heinz Essl, when they started to collect. Nice, figurative works, mostly by local heros with whom they became friends and continued to collect over years.
Max Weiler – Die Natur der Malerei >>
March 19, 2010
To celebrate the 100. birthday of Max Weiler (Aug. 27, 1910) the Essl Museum shows works of him during the 60th (when he was at his best), curated by Edelbert Koeb.
CORSO - Insights into the Essl Collection >>
February 02, 2010
CORSO - Essl Museum shows Highlights from the Essl Collection. The dialogues involve paintings by Maria Lassnig and Georg Baselitz, Markus Prachensky and Pierre Soulages or Morris Louis, Sam Francis and Hans Bischoffshausen. One focus is on “Viennese Actionism”. Also on display are works by Anzinger, Oehlen, Penck... The show is rounded off by examples of sculpture and objects by Markus Lüpertz, Jonathan Meese, Antoni Tàpies and Johannis Avramidis.
Fat Ducks and Full House: Hubert Scheibl at Essl Museum >>
January 29, 2010
Grand Opening and a packed hall for Hubert Scheibl at the Essl Museum in Klosterneuburg.
Annette Messager's "Inflated-Deflated" >>
December 20, 2009
Annette Messager's newly aquired work "Inflated-Deflated" on show at the Essl Museum
Essl Art Award CEE 09 >>
December 05, 2009
Essl Art Award CEE 09 Dec 4 2009 - Jan 17 2010 at the Essl Museum Klosterneuburg,
Daniel Richter at the Essl Museum >>
December 04, 2009
Daniel Richter exhibiton at the Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Oct 23, 2009 - Jan 10 2010
From the archive 2009: Chalo! India. at Essl Museum >>
November 23, 2009
Chalo! India. at Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Sep 02 – Nov 01 2009
Essl Museum - ASPECTS OF COLLECTING >>
November 19, 2009
Looking around at the Essl Museum's 10th anniversary exhibition "ASPECTS OF COLLECTING"
Danse Macabre: Egger-Lienz and the War at BELVEDERE
February 14, 2014
BELVEDERE devotes the exhibition „Danse Macabre - Egger-Lienz and the War“ at the Orangery to Albin Egger-Lienz (1868–1926). His WWI paintings are impressive memorials warning against the horrors of fighting and violence. 7 March to 9 June 2014.
„Wien - Berlin Kunst zweier Metropolen“ at BELVEDERE
February 14, 2014
In cooperation with the BERLINISCHE GALERIE the BELVEDERE presents the show „Vienna - Berlin The Art of Two Cities“, dealing with the artistic parallels, differences, and correlations between these two cities. Feb. 14th - June 15th, 2014.
Emil Nolde at BELVEDERE
October 28, 2013
"Emil Nolde - In Radiance and Colour" at the LOWER BELVEDERE presents works from all creative periods, ranging from his early garden paintings informed by Impressionism...
theartVIEw - Hundertwasser at Belvedere
March 06, 2013
The exhibition "Hundertwasser, Japan and the Avant-garde" at the BELVEDERE documents the adoption of Japanese Art and Far Eastern Philosophy in the Early Work of Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Comprising more than 40 works by the artist and numerous works by exponents of the international avant-garde – including Yves Klein, Piero Manzoni, Lucio Fontana, Jean Dubuffet, Tetsumi Kudo, Akira Kito, Yayoi Kusama, etc. March 6th to June 30th, 2013.
AWAKENING THE NIGHT at BELVEDERE
October 29, 2012
The curators Brigitte Borchard-Birbaumer and Harald Krejci divided the exhibiton "AWAKENING THE NIGHT" at the Belvedere into twelve themes among which are "Dream and Sleep", "Variations of Love", "Myths an Literatures" and "Night Inside Man". But also include topics like "The Night Beyond the Earth" and "The End of the Night in a Smog of Light". Oct 24, 2012 - Feb 17, 2013.
Gustav Klimt / Josef Hoffmann Pioneers of Modernism at Belvedere
October 25, 2011
The Belvedere introduces the Gustav Klimt Year 2012, his 150th birthday, with the exhibition "Gustav Klimt / Josef Hoffmann Pioneers of Modernism", showing joined projects of both artists...
Belvedere - Rediscover 544 Masterpieces >>
July 12, 2011
The new presentation of the permanent collection in the Upper Belvedere features not only the well known favorites but also some hidden gems – Austrian art is presented in an international context.
Egon Schiele Self-Portraits and Portraits at Belvedere >>
February 18, 2011
Belvedere shows some 100 portraits and self portraits of all work periods by Egon Schiele, 22 of them never been shown in an mayor exhibition in Austria, giving a good overview of the artistic developments and changes in style in Schiele's short career. Until Jun. 13, 2011.
DYNAMIK! Futurism, Kubism & Kinetism at Belvedere >>
February 15, 2011
The Belvedere confronts 57 works of Futurism and Kubism with 121 pieces of the Viennese Kinetism from the 1920th. Among the interesting artists to be explored are Erika Giovanna Klien, Marianne Ullmann and Elisabeth Karlinksy.
20er Haus construction site tour (in german) >>
November 21, 2010
theartVIEw has a look at the 20er Haus construction site. Director Agnes Husslein-Arco shows us around (in german). The reopening of this museum for austrian modern and contemporary art near the new Viennese Hauptbahnhof is planned for September 2011.
Franz West at Belvedere - Garden of Earthly Desires >>
October 27, 2010
Autumn at Franz West's Garden of Earthly Desires
VALIE EXPORT at Unteres Belvedere >>
October 15, 2010
theartVIEw - VALIE EXPORT "Time and Countertime" at Unteres Belvedere shows mostly multi media works from the last two decades and a brand new statue made for this occasion.
Eric Fischl at ALBERTINA
February 17, 2014
Eric Fischl's exhibition „Friends, Lovers and other Constellations“ at the ALBERTINA concentrates on works on paper and bronze sculptures. Feb 13th - May 18th, 2014.
DREAMING RUSSIA at ALBERTINA
October 14, 2013
"Dreaming Russia" at ALBERTINA allows unique insight into contemporary Russian art. Many of the artists presented here can be seen for the first time in Austria...
Henry Matisse and the Fauves at ALBERTINA
September 20, 2013
The ALBERTINA presents around 160 works by Henri Matisse and the fauvists Maurice de Vlaminck, Georges Braque, Henri Manguin, Albert Marquet, Robert Delaunay, Raoul Dufy, Louis Valtat, Georges Rouault and Kees van Dongen. Curated by Heinz Widauer and Claudine Grammont. Catalogs has been published in English and German! Sep 20, 2013 - Jan 12, 2014.
Lewis Baltz at ALBERTINA
March 01, 2013
In the 1970s Lewis Baltz revolutionized fine-art landscape photography with motifs that had previously not been thought worth depicting, such as deserted industrial buildings, suburban housing developments, and devastated peripheries. ALBERTINA, March 1st to Jun 2nd, 2013.
MAX ERNST Retrospective at ALBERTINA
November 02, 2012
In his first retrospective in Austria the ALBERTINA presents a stunning selection of 180 works by MAX ERNST - paintings, collages, sculptures, books and documents. Jan 23 to May 5, 2013.
November 02, 2012
Albertina Contemporary shows some 200 works from the contemporary collections of the Albertina. The focus of this exhibition is the confrontation of international and austrian artistic positions.
theartVIEw - The Body as Protest at ALBERTINA
September 05, 2012
The "Body as Protest" exhibition at the ALBERTINA shows photographies and videos of the human body with often radical expressions of visual protest against sexual, social, political and aesthetic norms. Center of the show is an outstanding group of works by the artist John Coplans. Sep 5 - Dec 2, 2012.
Joel Sternfeld at ALBERTINA
June 26, 2012
Joel Sternfeld - Color Photographs since 1970 at the ALBERTINA give insight in his work from the seldom seen beginnings to the very recent. Jun 27 to Sep 30, 2012.
IMPRESSIONISM - PASTELS, WATERCOLORS, DRAWINGS at the ALBERTINA
February 14, 2012
The ALBERTINA shows more than 200 pastels, watercolours and drawings by Impressionists and Post-Impressionists in this first international show dedicated exclusively to this theme. Until May 13, 2012.
René Magritte at Albertina
November 09, 2011
In Cooperation with Tate Liverpool the ALBERTINA shows 150 works by René Magritte from all periods of his career.
ZWISCHENTÖNE - Die Sammlung FORBERG in der Albertina
October 24, 2011
Comprising sculptures, paintings and works on paper in the area of Classical Modernism the exhibition "Nuances - the Forberg Collection" contains works by Picasso, Braque and Gris to members of the "Blauer Reiter" like Kandinsky, Muenter, Macke and Jawlensky or "Brücke" like Kirchner, Pechstein, Müller and Schlemmer. Especially note worthy are several works by Paul Klee.
ALBERTINA CONTEMPORARY pre-opening-party >>
June 22, 2011
theartVIEw - upstairs the Albertina was throwing a big pre-opening-party for all her FB friends with music drinks. Downstairs you could enjoy plenty of contemporary art from Gerhard Richter to Kiki Smith. More than 150 works aquired over the last few years.
Artists: Anselm Kiefer, Gerhard Richter, Georg Baselitz, Jörg Immendorff, Imi Knoebel, Alex Katz, Ross Bleckner, Kenton Nelson, Damien Hirst, Kiki Smith, Marlene Dumas, Raymond Pettibon, Eric van Lieshout, Ofer Lellouche, Muntean/Rosenblum, Herwig Kempinger, Ulrike Lienbacher, Sonja Gangl and more. Until Nov. 13, 2011.
Der Blaue Reiter in der ALBERTINA >>
February 04, 2011
theartVIEw at the opening of "The Blue Rider" at Albertina with works by Kandinsky, Klee, Macke, Marc, Muenter, Jawlensky, Kubin from the Lenbachhaus in Munich and Albertina collections. Till May 15, 2011
Roy Lichtenstein - Black & White 1961 - 1968 at the Albertina >>
January 27, 2011
theartVIEw has a look at Roy Lichtenstein's Black & White works from 1961- 1968. The Albertina shows these drawings together with some bw and more colorful paintings.
Till May 15, 2011.
Gallery walk in Vienna, Oct. 28 2010 >>
October 29, 2010
theartVIEw visits 2 museeums and 2 galleries: Sissi Farassat's ”SIOSEH” at MUSA is part of "eyes on - European month of photographie", Layr & Wuestehagen continues with their eigth part of "In Memory of Painting", Erik van Lieshout moves in at Gallery Krinzinger with "Echter Luxus". The Albertina shows the must see retrospective by South African artist William Kentridge with paintings, drawings and stunning animation films!
theartVIEw - Michelangelo The Drawings of a Genius >>
October 12, 2010
theartVIEw at the Albertina, where more than a hundred of Michelangelo's precious drawings are on display.
Picasso "Peace and Freedom" at the Albertina >>
September 22, 2010
theartVIEw visits Picasso "Peace and Freedom" at the Albertina. Curators Lynda Morris and Christoph Grunenberg shed a new light on how deeply Picassos work and political thinking are interwoven.
Heinrich Kuehn – "Perfect Photography" at ALBERTINA, Vienna >>
June 14, 2010
ALBERTINA shows a highly profound retrospective of Heinrich Kuehn's photographic work.
"Alex Katz – Prints" at the Albertina, Wien >>
May 28, 2010
Generously Alex Katz, New York's king of painterly cool, recently donated his complete oeuvre of prints to the Albertina and 150 of the best works of his over fifty years long career are now shown in Vienna (until Aug. 29).
Markus Luepertz "Metamophoses of Worldhistory" >>
March 11, 2010
Markus Luepertz "Metamophoses of Worldhistory" show large format cardboards from the 60s, drawings and small "Daphne" sculptures at the Albertina. Till June 6, 2010.
Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys at Kunsthalle Wien
February 10, 2014
The installation „Das Wunder des Lebens (The Miracle of Life)“ at the Kunsthalle Wien by the belgian artitists Jos de Gruyters und Harald Thys is dedicated to the absurdity of everyday life. Feb 2nd to May 4th, 2014.
Salon der Angst at Kunsthalle Wien
September 09, 2013
The exhibition Salon der Angst at Kunsthalle Wien will focus on how culture shapes both individual and collective experiences of fear and fearful events.
Cut-up, Cut-in, Cut-out: The Art of William S. Burroughs at KUNSTHALLE
June 14, 2012
KUNSTHALLE Wien presents William S. Burroughs, icon of the Beat Generation. Musicians like the Beatles, Frank Zappa, Lauri Anderson, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Brian Eno, David Bowie and several punk bands like Sonic Youth where fascinated by his work and excessive lifestyle. Together with Brion Gysin he invented the Cut-up method in poetry, writing ("Naked Lunch"), filmaking, art and sound. Lots of photographies showing WSB or taken by him, his books and articles about him, his famous "shotgun paintings" and drawings, films and sound collages. Jun. 15 to Oct. 21, 2012.
Parallelwelt Zirkus in der KUNSTHALLE wien
May 04, 2012
Clear the ring for the world of acrobats, clowns, and exotic animals! KUNSTHALLE offers an introduction into the universe of the circus - full of surprises and sensations, poetry and excitement, confusion and unease. May 4 - September 2, 2012.
Urs Fischer "Skinny Sunrise" at KUNSTHALLE Vienna
February 17, 2012
Urs Fischer has installed his show "Skinny Sunrise" at KUNSTHALLE Vienna.February 17th - May 28th, 2012
No fashion, please! at Kunsthalle Wien
November 10, 2011
In the show "No fashion, please! - Photography between Gender and Lifestyle" the Kunsthalle Wien presents 19 positions of international contemporary photographers, who explore the fundamental relationship between bodies and clothes, the dialectics between the form of the body and its appearance. Nov 10, 2011 - Jan 22, 2012.
Vanity Fashion / Photography at Kunsthalle Vienna
October 21, 2011
In the show " Vanity - Fashion / Photography from the F.C. Gundlach Collection" at KUNSTHALLE Vienna with more than 200 works from the collection of the german fashion photographer F.C. Gundlach you can explore some iconographic but also lesser known pictures from the late 1920s till today and follow the changing collective imagination of beauty during time. Oct. 21, 2011 - Feb. 12, 2012.
"The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer" at Kunsthalle Wien
September 07, 2011
In "The Cabinet of Jan Švankmajer" the Kunsthalle Wien not only shows the famous often surreal and dream like films but also seldom seen sculptures, collages and prints by the Czech animation filmmaker Jan Švankmajer.
"Le Surréalisme, c’est moi!" at Kunsthalle Wien
June 21, 2011
"Le Surréalisme, c’est moi!" Kunsthalle Vienna shows works by Salvador Dalí and Louise Bourgeois, Glenn Brown, Markus Schinwald and Francesco Vezzoli plus a film screening of Dali by Andy Warhol, clips from the dreamsequence created by Dali in Hitchcock's classic "Spellbound" and writings, photos and magazines by or featuring Dali. Until Oct 23, 2011.
"Space – About A Dream” at KUNSTHALLE wien
April 01, 2011
50 years after Juri Gagarin's first space flight the Kunsthalle shows works by 50 artists from 5 decades of the space age. Until Aug 15, 2011.
Clifton Childree "Fuck that Chicken..." at Kunsthalle, Vienna
February 22, 2011
Circus and Vaudeville atmosphere at Clifton Childee's installation "Fuck that Chicken from Popeyes" in the Kunsthalle project space. Until March 16., 2011.
Andro Wekua & Marina Faust at Kunsthalle, Vienna
February 17, 2011
Kunsthalle, Vienna presents a new movie "Never Sleep with a Strawberry in Your Mouth", sculptures and collages by Andro Wekua and works by Marina Faust.
"Power Up - Female Pop Art" at Kunsthalle Wien
November 04, 2010
theartVIEw at this women only show in the Kunsthalle Vienna. The nine pioneers for Feminism in art proof that Pop Art was not an all male thing: Evelyne Axell, Sister Corita, Christa Dichgans, Rosalyn Drexler, Jann Haworth, Dorothy Iannone, Kiki Kogelnik, Marisol, Niki de Saint Phalle.
Bruce Conner "The 70s" at Kunsthalle Wien
October 08, 2010
theartVIEw dives into Bruce Conners "The 70s". The Kunsthalle Wien shows paintings and films by one of the pioneers of today's visual film language we all know from MTV. Although he was friends with the big names of the Beat Generation and Hollywood like Jack Kerouac and Dennis Hopper and influenced several generations of artists and filmmakers he has remained an insider’s tip.
STREET AND STUDIO at Kunsthalle Wien
June 25, 2010
Opening Night of "STREET AND STUDIO from Basquiat to Séripop" at the Kunsthalle Wien. "I wanted to paint the town red, paint the town black" Jean-Michel Basquiat. A tale of the 80s, when artists expanded their work space from the studios into the whole city. And then some till today... Heavy catalog with collectors edition by the artists, street art walk in Vienna and other events. Until Oct. 10. 2010
Keith Haring 1978-1982 "The early experimental years"
May 27, 2010
The Keith Haring show at the Kunsthalle Wien gives a revealing insight in Haring's widely unknown early years and from what origins he developed the vocabulary for his iconic and trademark like style that made him one of the most popular artist in the world, even more then 20 years after his death in 1990.
"Living and working in Vienna III" — Opening night at the Kunsthalle
March 05, 2010
Every five years the Kunsthalle Vienna shows artists, who are "Living and working in Vienna". This year 32 artists are selected by three international curators. Until Mai 30, 2010.
Herbert Foundation at mumok - Musée à vendre...
February 21, 2014
Musée à vendre pour cause de faillite (Museum for sale due to bankruptcy. Herbert Foundation and mumok in dialog. Feb 21st - May 18th, 2014.
and Materials and Money and Crisis at mumok
November 08, 2013
The group exhibition „and Materials and Money and Crisis“ at mumok presents experimental propositions of eleven artists addressing the matter of material/capital as it exists in artworks...
ALBERT OEHLEN at mumok
June 11, 2013
mumok shows "Malerei" (paintings) by Albert Oehlen. This Retrospective not only contains genuine paintings but shows Oehlen's many different approaches to the process of painting thru his career and his ever evolving and changing perception of painting...
Franz West at MUMOK
February 23, 2013
Where is my Eight? The focus of the thematically structured presentation at the mumok is the Kombi- Werke [combi-works]. These are mainly installative works in which West repeatedly combined a number of individual pieces into new groups. Feb 23, until May 05, 2013.
Dan Flavin Lights at mumok
October 15, 2012
For the first time in Austria the mumok shows a representative overview of Dan Flavin’s light works. With around thirty works, the spectrum stretches from early icons through the monuments for Tatlin on to room-filling works. The show reveals the artistic diversity and developmental possibilities that Flavin was able to draw out of commercially available fluorescent light tubes. Curator: Rainer Fuchs. Oct 13, 2012 - Feb 03, 2013.
Reflecting Fashion at mumok
June 15, 2012
The mumok summer show is all about fashion and/in art. Clothing and fashion has played an important role in art from the beginning of modernism to the present. Jun. 15 - Sep. 29, 2012
David Ter-Oganyan at mumok
June 14, 2012
mumok presents Henkel Art.Award winner 2011 David Ter-Oganyan in his first solo show at the museum. Born 1981 in Rostow, living in Moskow Ter-Oganyan is one of the young russian artist, who are political activists, citical to the political and art system.
Claes Oldenburg - Artist Talk at MUMOK
February 08, 2012
Claes Oldenburg talks about his beginnings as an artists, the early 60s in NY, his first important groups of work "The Street" and "The Store", the founding of Ray Gun and the "invention" of the Soft Sculptures. Excerpts from an artist talk in english with curator Achim Hochdörfer at MUMOK Vienna on Feb 4, 2012.
Claes Oldenburg The 60s at MUMOK, Part I + II
February 04, 2012
Part I: Claes Oldenburg The 60s
Mumok presents the largest show ever of Claes Oldenburg’s ground-breaking and emblematic early work of the 60s.
Part II: Claes Oldenburg's Mouse Museum
Part II of the big "Claes Oldenburg The 60s" show takes you inside the Mouse Museum.
"Museum der Wünsche" at mumok >>
September 09, 2011
Karola Kraus reopens the mumok with "Museum of Desires ", where she presents not only artworks belonging to the mumok collection but also some pieces, who she thinks are essential to have in the collections and should be aquired with the help of sponsors.
Florian Pumhoesl's "678" at MUMOK >>
Mar 04, 2011
MUMOK presents Florian Pumhoesl, a midcareer austrian artist who gained international recognition in the last years, with a solo show "678".
"Abstract Space – Formations of Classical Modernism at MUMOK" >>
Mar 02, 2011
"Abstrakter Raum - Formationen der Klassischen Moderne" Florian Pumhösl hat für da MUMOK eine Ausstellung über die Klassische Moderne von 1907 bis 1945 mit Werken aus der Sammlung zusammengestellt.
Jeff Wall - "Some Comments on the Claims Pro and Against Painting >>
Nov 16, 2010
Nach seinem Vortrag "Some Comments on the Claims Pro and Against Painting" im MUMOK am 11. Nov. 2010 beantwortet Jeff Wall Fragen aus dem Publikum und fasst seinen Vortrag noch einmal zusammen.
"Direct Art" at MUMOK >>
Nov 12, 2010
MUMOK presents the Viennese Actionism in an international context: Gutai, Nouveau Réalisme, Fluxus, Pop Art and Happenings expanded art beyond the traditional easel painting.
Nina Canell at MUMOK >>
Nov 11, 2010
Nina Canell, young swedish artist and winner of the Baloise Price 2010, presents her first solo show in a maior museum "To Let Stay Projecting As A Bit Of Branch On A Log By Not Chopping it Off" at the MUMOK.
"Hyper Real" at MUMOK >>
Oct 22, 2010
theartVIEw among the huge canvasses of Hyperrealism at the MUMOK. Chuck Close's Richard Serra looks down on you while you can inspect every wrinkle and pimple in his face. Shiny surfaces of works by Richard Estes,
"The Moderns" at MUMOK >>
Jul 16, 2010
"The Moderns" at the MUMOK shows the revolutionary inventions and developments in science and technology and how they were mirrored and reflected in art at the beginning of modernity.
MUMOK ”Painting: Process and Expansion - From the 1950s till now" >>
Jul 09, 2010
theartVIEw joins the opening night of this spectaclular exhibition about painting at the MUMOK. Painting as a processual, self-reflecting medium and the expansion of painting, where it references objects and space and ...
Brigitte Kowanz "Now I see" at MUMOK >>
Jun 28, 2010
In MUMOK's big hall Brigitte Kowanz´s light objects are mirrored into infinity. Upstairs shiny splahes, neon writings on the wall and coded light messages emit a cool technoide charm. Until Oct. 3.,2010
Mladen Miljanovic "Museum Service" at MUMOK >>
Jun 28, 2010
Opening reception of Mladen Miljanovic "Museum Service" at the MUMOK Wien. The winner of the Henkel Art.Award.2009 turns a Zastava 101, the legendary jugoslawian car, in to works of art.
"Pictures on Pictures" – The Daimler Art Collection at the MUMOK >>
Mar 26, 2010
theartVIEw takes a good look at "Pictures on Pictures" – works from the Daimler Art Collection at the MUMOK. Part one of a discourse on painting: From Albers to Zobernig.
Gerhard Ruehm at the MUMOK >>
Mar 26, 2010
"The Ambivalence of the Concrete" – a show in honor of Gerhard Ruehm's 80th birthday at the MUMOK, till 06/27/2010 ”Ambivalez des Konkreten” zeigt das MUMOK zum 80sten Geburtstag von Gerhard Rühm.
Changing Channels – Art and TV at the MUMOK >>
Mar 06, 2010
Changing Channels – Art and TV at the MUMOK, Vienna. The show at the Museum of Modern Art in Vienna investigates how art reflected and drew on the public sphere of the mass media between the 1960s and the 1980s.
MUMOK OUT SITE 04: Atelier Van Lieshout >>
Mar 05, 2010
MUMOK OUT SITE 04: Atelier Van Lieshout · van_02. See some night shots of the installation MUMOK OUT SITE 04 by Atelier Van Lieshout in the MQ.
MUMOK - Zoe Leonard Photographs >>
Dec 30, 2009
MUMOK - Zoe Leonard Photographs. Extensive show of American artist Zoe Leonard in the newly adapted basement of the Museum of Modern Art Vienna.
"Zeitzeugen – Photographie in Österreich seit 1945" im k/haus
December 15, 2011
The Austrian Photographic Society celebrates her 150th anniversary with „Zeit-zeugen – Photographie in Österreich seit 1945“at the k/haus. Until Jan 29, 2012.
METAmART. Kunst und Kapital. Der Ausstellungsparcours im k/haus
Nov 25, 2011
METAmART. Kunst und Kapital. Der Ausstellungsparcours im k/haus zeigt Kunstwerke, die das Wechselverhältnis von Kunst und Geld, bzw. KünstlerInnen und ihren Märkten thematisieren.
METAmART 2011 at Künstlerhaus
Nov 17, 2011
METAmART 2011 - the alternative artfair - opened at the Künstlerhaus. You can buy your favorite artwork for only little cash right from the wall.
Gallery walk to Feichtner, Krinzinger & k/haus passage
March 01, 2011
theartVIEw walks into Lukas Feichtner gallery and Ursula Krinzinger gallery. Baeckerstrasse4 / part 1 opens at k/haus passage with Songül Boyraz, Alan Cicmak and Thomas Gänszler. Till March 26, 2011.
VIENNA ART WEEK - ARTmART at k/haus
November 18, 2010
theartVIEw among the hustle and bustle of the opening of ARTmART 2010 at k/haus. Only until Nov. 21, 2010
"Mind and Matter" - paraflows.10 festival for digital arts and culture
September 11, 2010
theartVIEw at the opening of the 5th paraflow festival for digital arts and culture "Mind and Matter" at the k_haus.
Viennabiennale openend at Kuenstlerhaus
September 02, 2010
Opening of viennabiennale at the k/haus.
University of Applied Arts - "The Essence 10"
June 25, 2010
theartVIEw has a look at "The Essence 10" the annual exhibition of the University of Applied Arts Vienna, this year at the Kuenstlerhaus. Open until July 18.
Kuenstlerhaus Passage gallery - in passing 10
February 19, 2010
Passing thru the Kuenstlerhaus Passage at the opening of ”in passing 10".
Hermann Nitsch at Kuenstlerhaus
November 23, 2009
Hermann Nitsch at Kuenstlerhaus Vienna, June 26 - Aug 23 2009
April 12, 2008
Gelatin "Mode statt Hode" at Gallery Meyer Kainer >>
Mar 09, 2011
A hilarious cat walk by Gelatin / Gelitin at Gallery Meyer Kainer. Together with friends they presented an all male fashion show by Berhard Wilhelm's students of the University of Applied Arts Vienna. ...
Gelitin "Palais Keiner Mayer" >>
Nov 26, 2009
Gelitin's installation "Palais Keiner Mayer" at Gallery Mayer Keiner, Nov 25 2009 – Jan 16 2010.
From the archive – "Chinese Synthese Leberkäse" in the Kunsthaus Bregenz >>
April 14, 2008
Gelatin's legendary first big show in a museum - "Chinese Synthese Leberkäse" in the Kunsthaus Bregenz. April 13 - May 28, 2008