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March 2018

Austria, the Making of a Republic

On April 27, 1945, the Austrian Proclamation of Independence was signed and promulgated in the liberated city of Vienna. Today, Austrians celebrate 75 years of their Republic, a free, democratic and open country in the middle of Europe.

How To… Become an Art Collector

The scene may feel like an impenetrable world from the outside. In truth, it’s within any art lover’s reach. The trick is knowing where to look – and how.

From our Readers | March 2018

Many thanks for your thoughts, ideas and insights! If you have something to say about Vienna or a story you read here, tell us all about it. Send an e...

Last Word | Bürgerschreck

To be truly integrated in Vienna there are certain terms no dictionary or Deutschkurs will properly explain. But you’re no stranger, so here’s this mo...

Austrian Red Wines Are Finally Coming of Age

Austrian reds have struggled to catch up with their magnificent white cousins, but the best are now coming of age. Historically, Austria has al...

Our Top 10 Picks to Stream in March

There’s so much good television on streaming websites, not to mention the films. It’s impossible to keep track of what is worth your time. When it’s c...

Gumpendorf | Bohemian Rhapsody

As dawn breaks in Gumpendorf, you can observe two very different types of early morning creatures: You might catch bearded barroom revolutionaries stu...

Austria | Where to go and What to do

There’s so much the “Land of Mountains, Land of Rivers” – as the anthem proclaims – has to offer. We've picked some of the loveliest spots and coolest...

The Different Lives That Make up Austria Today

It takes all types to build a Republic. We give a voice to people from different backgrounds and generations who shaped and continue to shape Austria....

Profile | Lisl Ponger, Artist

Art can be a solitary craft, but for inspiring masterpieces to reach us, they need to go through many hands. “Living abroad changed everything for ...

Profile | Ernst Hilger, Gallerist

Art can be a solitary craft, but for inspiring masterpieces to reach us, they need to go through many hands. “If you want to have one word for the ...

Opinion | Moralism & the Arts

Just as we should not condemn a work of art because of the artist’s private behavior, we should also be careful about applying norms of social respect...

Vienna Legal | The Lady 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 “Th...
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