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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Magdalena Schwarz

art vienna exhibition leopold museum

Express Yourself! Unsung Austrian Expressionist Anton Kolig at the Leopold Museum

One of Austria’s finest expressionists receives his first major show in over 50 yearsWith a dynamic and dazzling figural style marked by a fierce composition of colors, Anton Kolig may be the greatest Austrian...

The Science Behind Homesickness

Previously dismissed as a sign of immaturity, homesickness is now seen by researchers as playing a vital evolutionary role.All it takes is the balmy smell of lilac, the savory taste of pierogi, or the...
feminist avant-garde

Woman: The Mumok Revisits the Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s

Showcasing photos, videos and performance pieces from the feminist avant-garde of the 1970s, this exhibition at the Mumok is fascinating - and more relevant than ever.Determined to shatter perennial clichés and redefine “the fair sex”...
Tulip Fever

Christoph Waltz Stands in the way of Feverish Love in Tulip Fever

A star-studded cast, magnificent costumes and a story of feverish loveBased on a bestselling 1999 novel by prolific English novelist Deborah Moggach and adapted by Academy-award winning playwright Sir Tom Stoppard, Tulip Fever...
Jazz Fest Wien

Catch Herbie Hancock and a 17-Year-old Piano Prodigy at the Jazz Fest Wien 2017

A plethora of genres and styles define this venerable festival.Attracting household names and promising newcomers from contemporary jazz as well as ambassadors of soul, pop and rock, the Jazz Fest Wien is a fixture...
Vienna film commision

When you see Vienna in a Hollywood Movie, That’s Because of the Vienna Film...

No Mission is ImpossibleA damsel in yellow silk pressed tightly against his body, special agent Ethan Hunt (alias Tom Cruise) is roping down from the roof of the Vienna Staatsoper. It’s a spectacular scene...
Twelfth night

Shakespeare’s Beloved Twelfth Night will be Showing at the Stadtpalais Liechtenstein

The Bard’s illustrious comedy of errors makes landfall in Vienna.With lust, jealousy, deception, inebriation and greed all tied up in a convoluted yet charming love story, Shakespeare’s beloved farce Twelfth Night certainly lives up...

What to Expect at Donauinselfest 2017

Notable tributes and newcomers make this year a salute to musical innovators then and now.June in Vienna just wouldn’t feel the same without thousands flocking to the Donauinsel, the city’s cherished recreational island, for...
life, animated

Illustrating the World of an Autistic Child in Life, Animated

An intimate story of an autistic boy changed by Disney movies.A plea for the astounding powers of moving pictures, the documentary Life, Animated follows the life of Owen, son of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron...