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Vienna
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
klimt woman in gold
Great art has the power of legend. So it’s perhaps not surprising that one of the most spectacular legal disputes in post-war Austria was over the “The Woman in Gold”, a legendary portrait by great Secession artist Gustav Klimt, retold in the 2015 movie starring Helen Mirren.The painting, “Adele Bloch-Bauer I,” was a portrait of the 26-year-old daughter of Viennese banker Moritz Bauer, completed by...
voting
In Austria, you can vote at 16 and don’t need to register. For some elections, EU citizens can vote too. In democracies, a citizen’s right to vote is the way to participate in the democratic process. In Austria, universal suffrage for men was introduced in 1907 and the country was one of the first in Europe to introduce women’s suffrage in 1918.The right to...
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