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Friday, October 20, 2017
bruegel
The Flemish master is shown to be a meticulous draughtsman Combining exceptional craftsmanship with a keen eye and attention to detail, the prolific Renaissance master Pieter Bruegel the Elder created exquisite landscapes, bucolic peasant scenes and bitter satirical tableaux with equal verve. A profound observer of the tragedies and fortunes of his lifetime, Bruegel brilliantly dissected humanity in both paintings and...
world press photo exhibition
Photojournalism proves its impact anew with the winners of the 60th annual contest Bearing witness to the momentous events of our time while preserving them for the public, photojournalists don’t just live in the moment; They save it for posterity. Each year, the best of the best are celebrated at the annual World Press Photo exhibit, a global competition where...
sign week vienna
The first Sign Week Vienna is all about exhibiting Viennese storefront design, public typography and sign painting Given Vienna’s great tradition of sign painting, “Ghostletters Vienna” co-creator Tom Koch and artist/photographer Achim Gauger have decided to organize the first Vienna Sign Week to remember the city’s characteristic typography and to reflect on its interplay with a constantly changing urban environment,...
art exhibition vienna albertina
A new show on the Renaissance polymath demonstrates the creative process of a genius Mentioned in the same breath as Leonardo and Michelangelo, Raphael is a veritable titan whose immense ability as an artist, draughtsman and architect has stood the test of time. Yet Rome wasn’t built in a day – and neither is a masterpiece, with many steps before...
art vienna exhibition leopold museum
One of Austria’s finest expressionists receives his first major show in over 50 years With a dynamic and dazzling figural style marked by a fierce composition of colors, Anton Kolig may be the greatest Austrian expressionist you’ve never heard of. Somewhat overshadowed by his contemporaries Schiele and Kokoschka, he nonetheless remains a major figure of the first half of the...
vienna art fair contemporary
No longer in its infancy, Viennacontemporary asserts itself as the leading art marketplace in Austria The best art fairs offer a little something for everyone – after all, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and each work speaks in a different voice to different people. Fortunately for the city’s culture vultures, Viennacontemporary offers just that, evolving over the...
feminist avant-garde
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” as Women’s Lib gained traction, art’s feminist avant-garde during the 1970s was pointedly radical and unflinchingly uninhibited, attacking old mores with a zest for provocation...
Biennale
The Vienna Biennale explores the disruptions and innovations affecting the world of work as we know it To live and work with robots is not a science fiction scenario anymore: The future has arrived. Automation, digital technologies, artificial intelligence and robots are rapidly changing the world of work and the essential nature of it. Not one to shy from tough...
kunsthalle wien better world
A new group show at the Kunsthalle encourages us to shed our preconceptions and love the things that set us apart. The tempting possibility of a Utopia, a perfect world where we all get along and behave decently towards the planet and one another, has inspired artists, writers and even fashion designers since Sir Thomas More penned a satirical book...
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