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Sunday, April 22, 2018
Nina Prader brings you her impressions of the viennacontemporary art fair Last week, you read her account of how Austrian artists represented at the art berlin contemporary fair. Back to Vienna now for: Part II: Generating Now, Contemporary is Classic  As it is in Berlin, September in Vienna  offers an explosion of major art events. Setting the scene are both Parallel...
Cristina Garcia Rodero
Her unreleased masterpieces presented at new exhibition.One of Spain’s most renowned artists, Cristina Garcia Rodero approaches photography with an almost anthropological eye, from community festivals to Haitian voodoo rituals. A member of the prestigious Magnum Photos agency, her work stands out for its natural, spontaneous aesthetic, captured with great patience and a gift for timing, winning her the W....
foreign gods
The Leopold Museum unveils a fine collection of tribal artServing as inspiration from the turn of the last century onward, African and Oceanic art has long enticed notable artists on to exploring alternative forms of expression. Featuring both tribal artifacts and “primitivist” works by the likes of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, André Derain, Max Ernst and Pablo Picasso, the Leopold...
sarah morris
Visual artist Sarah Morris’ solo exhibition focuses on her cinematographic workNo stranger to the weird of the everyday, painter and filmmaker Sarah Morris is known for filming evocative cityscapes, capturing the glamour of Hollywood in Los Angeles, the symbols of power around Washington D.C. in Capital, or the clash of international athletes and turbocapitalism with regular Chinese life in...
Anoka Faruqee
Faruqee’s pulsating compositions make their solo debut in EuropeMost revolutions turn stuffy with time. But the Secession certainly tries to cultivate its reputation for unconventional contemporary art it has enjoyed since its foundation in 1897, even installing a temporary swinger club in its basement (next to Klimt’s Beethovenfries) for Swiss artist Christoph Büchel’s exhibit in 2010.Yet sometimes, understatement is...
Georgia O'Keeffe
Georgia O’Keeffe stars in her largest retrospective outside of her home countryMost people first get to know Georgia O’Keeffe through her voluptuous flower paintings: large, generous images in lustrous colors – of irises, poppies or lilies, blossoms whose sensual curving petals fold back to reveal the pollen-coated stamens within. The focus is sharp, the edges delineated, in an opulent hyperrealism...
At the Kunsthalle, The Promise of Total Automation imagines the shape of things to comeAn intriguing attempt to parse the possible futures headed our way, The Promise of Total Automation at the Kunsthalle examines the implications of our age of change.  It’s what the curators call “the allure of an automated life” that is renegotiating the terms of what...
Edward Burtynsky
Mankind’s effect on the mother nature captured by the renowned Canadian photographerIn a journey of seven years that spanned five continents and numerous adventures on the Yellow river of China, the Ganges of India and the mesmerizing Ölfusá river in Iceland, Edward Burtynsky’s first solo exhibition in Austria majestically captures water in its natural course and under man-made influence; an endeavor...
Illustrating the unlikely friendship between two artists, the Albertina displays over 100 worksAt first glance, it may not be evident that two very different artists like Lyonel Feininger – comic strip pioneer, leading exponent of Expressionism and early Bauhaus member – and Alfred Kubin, the highly influential illustrator and early member of Der Blaue Reiter, would have much to...
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